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Draining the pasta over the bell pepper may seem an unusual procedure, but it works great. This method cooks the pepper strips slightly before you toss them with the rest of the ingredients.

Recipe by Cooking Light May 1999


Recipe Summary

4 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Place bell pepper in a colander; drain pasta over bell pepper. Combine pasta, bell pepper, tomatoes, and remaining ingredients in a large bowl; toss gently. Serve immediately.


Nutrition Facts

275 calories; calories from fat 28%; fat 8.7g; saturated fat 4.7g; mono fat 2.6g; poly fat 0.9g; protein 10.8g; carbohydrates 39.4g; fiber 3.3g; cholesterol 25mg; iron 3.8mg; sodium 602mg; calcium 181mg.