Roasted Red Pepper Pasta

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Manami

This is an easy and fast recipe.There is no need to get out another saucepan if you make this no-cook sauce. It is vegetarian but can be made for meat eaters by simply adding some rotisserie chicken from the deli. Serve with crsipy, warm Italian bread and a salad of greens.

Top Review by Susan Q

This is awesome! 10 minutes is right - you whip up the sauce in less than the time it takes you to get water boiling and boil the pasta. I added fresh parley to the sauce and threw in some carmelized onions while I was tossing the pasta and sauce together....and sprinkled on red pepper flakes before serving for some zing. This could be modified a lot of different ways - thanks for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup bottled roasted red pepper
  • 12 teaspoon bottled minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 12 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons italian seasoning
  • 2 cups pasta, of choice, cooked according to pkg directions
  • 2 tablespoons freshly shredded parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons pine nuts

Directions

  1. Place first five ingredients in food processor.
  2. Pulse 15-20 seconds or until mixture is smooth.
  3. Place hot pasta in serving bowl and toss with red pepper mixture, and pine nuts.
  4. Top with shredded Parmesan.
  5. Enjoy!

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