Olive, Bell Pepper, & Cherry Tomato Pasta

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 22 mins

If arugula is unavailable, spinach makes a good substitute. Follow the same cooking instructions as for arugula. Make sure saucepan is large enough to prevent the pasta from sticking together during cooking.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook the pasta in a saucepan of boiling salted water for 8 to 10 minutes, or until "al dente."
  2. Drain thoroughly.
  3. Heat the oil and butter in a pan until the butter melts.
  4. Saute the garlic for 30 seconds.
  5. Add the bell peppers and cook for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring.
  6. Stir in the cherry tomatoes, oregano, wine, and olives and cook for 3 to 4 minutes.
  7. Season well with salt and pepper and stir in the arugula until just wilted.
  8. Transfer the pasta to a serving dish, spoon over the sauce, and mix well.
  9. Garnish and serve.
  10. Serve parmesan cheese at the table.