Pasta With Bell Peppers, Goat Cheese and Basil

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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • In a skillet, cook the garlic in the oil over moderately low heat, stirring, for 1 minute. Add the onion and cook, stirring, until the onion is softened. Add the bell peppers, cook the mixture over moderate heat, stirring, for 5 minutes, or until the peppers are just tender, add the wine and olives.
  • Boil the wine until it is reduced by half, season the mixture with salt and pepper to taste and stir in the basil.
  • In a pot of salted cooking water, cook the pasta 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente. Drain well, reserving 2/3 cup of the cooking water.
  • In a serving bowl, whisk 2/3 of the goat cheese with the reserved cooking water until the cheese is melted and the mixture is smooth. Add the pasta and the bell pepper mixture and toss well.
  • Sprinkle the pasta with the remaining goat cheese.
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