Linguine With Red Pepper Sauce

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

A fabulous red pepper sauce made with fresh basil and fresh red bell peppers. This pureed sauce will amaze you with its simplicity and flavor.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Coat a nonstick skillet with cooking spray; add oil. Place over medium heat until hot. Add sweet red pepper and garlic; cook, uncovered, 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Set aside, and cool slightly.
  2. Place pepper mixture in container of an electric blender or food processor; add chopped basil and next 3 ingredients. Cover and process until smooth, stopping once to scrape down sides.
  3. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.
  4. To serve, top pasta with pepper sauce. Garnish with basil sprigs, if desired.
Most Helpful

I love red bell peppers and this was just delicious. I skipped the linguine as DH only likes angel hair thick pasta unless it is ravioli. I topped red bell pepper stuffed ravioli with this amazing sauce and it was perfect. Made for Ramadan tag.

AcadiaTwo August 15, 2012

Wonderful recipe with vibrant, fresh flavours! BF never awards 5 stars but this recipe got 5 stars from him! I don't usually like balsamic vinegar but in this recipe it was the perfect amount to blend with the other flavours. It's worth cooking the peppers for the full 30 minutes although I probably added a little extra olive oil to keep it moist! Lovely recipe going into my "tried and loved" folder!

Shuzbud December 08, 2009

Good stuff! Healthy, easy to make, and great flavor. I may add another garlic clove next time but nothing else was needed. Loved it - thanks for sharing the recipe!

loof October 30, 2009