Pepper Pasta

Number of Servings: 4 (424g)
Active Time: 25 min.
Total Time: 25 min.

Colorful, simple, and delicious, this recipe will be a hit around your dinner table! Improve the nutrition by looking for whole grain pastas or alternative pastas with higher amounts of protein to balance your plate.

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 red bell peppers, sliced
  • 2 orange bell peppers, sliced
  • 2 yellow bell peppers, sliced
  • ½ cup white wine
  • 1 lb. penne pasta
  • ¼ tsp. salt

    Optional Garnishes*:

    • ⅛ tsp. crushed red pepper flakes

Directions

  1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium. Sauté garlic until golden brown (30 seconds). Add bell peppers and wine. Cook covered, stirring occasionally, until tender (15-20 minutes).
  2. While peppers cook, cook pasta according to package directions. Drain. Toss with pepper mixture, salt, and sprinkle with crushed red pepper flakes, if desired.

*Optional garnishes have not been included in the rating of this recipe.

 

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 424g

Amount per serving
Calories 615
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.5g 15%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 7.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 160mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 103g 37%
Dietary Fiber 7g 25%
Total Sugars 11g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 85g
Protein 18g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 58.3mg 4%
Iron 5.1mg 30%
Potassium 855mg 20%
Vitamin A 147mcg 15%
Vitamin C 447mg 500%
Vitamin E 4.2mg 25%
Vitamin K 10.4mcg 8%
Thiamin 1.1mg 90%
Riboflavin 0.6mg 45%
Niacin 14.7mg 90%
Vitamin B6 0.8mg 45%
Folate 529.9mcg 132%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 1.1mcg 4%
Chloride 19.7mg 0%
Pantothenate 1.1mg 20%
Phosphorus 290.2mg 25%
Iodine 0.8mcg 0%
Magnesium 96mg 25%
Zinc 2.2mg 20%
Selenium 72.8mcg 130%
Copper 0.6mg 70%
Manganese 1.4mg 60%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 13.4mcg 30%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Penne (semolina (wheat), Durum Flour (wheat), Niacin, Ferrous Sulfate (iron), Thiamin Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Red Bell Peppers, Yellow Bell Peppers, Orange Bell Peppers, White Wine, Olive Oil, Garlic, Salt.

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