Tomato-Pepper Pasta
By 30 Minutes or Less
This robust and savory pasta dish is the perfect recipe for your garden-fresh veggies!

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  • Prep Time: 30 Minutes
Category: Main Dishes
Serves: 4
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 1 1/2
Think Variety; Think Color: Red, White, Green

Ingredients

  • 1 cup green onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 1/2 large red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 3 1/2 cups tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 Tbsp parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 8 oz. spaghetti or linguine, dry

Directions

  1. Saute onions and garlic in oil until soft. 
  2. Add red bell pepper and saute until tender-crisp, about 2 minutes. Stir in tomato and cook over high heat until juices evaporate.
  3. Stir in cheese and next three ingredients, reserve.
  4. Cook pasta and drain well. Toss hot pasta with reserved tomato mixture.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories:    363
  • Carbohydrates:    55g
  • Total Fat:    11.3g
  • Cholesterol:    8.8mg
  • Saturated Fat:   3g
  • Dietary Fiber:    10.6g
  • % of Calories from Fat:    28%
  • Sodium:    173 mg
  • Protein:    14.7g
  • Recipe Credit
  • Adapted from: State of New Jersey Department of Agriculture, Jersey Fresh

 

 

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