Pasta in the Pink With Red Pepper Puree

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

Cucina Simpatica

Top Review by Karen Elizabeth

I found this very easy to prepare, I cut the recipe for 2 for a lovely dinner. I might add red pepper flakes another time for a little heat in the sauce, but otherwise, enjoyed this very much, thank you! Made for FFF Think Pink 2014

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 500°.
  2. Bring 5 quarts of water to a boil in a big pot.
  3. Halve the peppers, remove the seeds, and puree them in a blender; you should have about 1 cup puree.
  4. In a big bowl, combine all the ingredients except the pasta and butter.
  5. Parboil the pasta for 4 minutes; drain and add to the ingredients in the bowl; tossing to combine.
  6. Divide the pasta mixture among 6-8 individual, shallow, ceramic gratin dishes (1 ½ to 2 cups capacity).
  7. Dot with butter and bake until bubbly and brown on top, about 7-10 minutes.

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