Penne Pasta With Multi-Colored Peppers

Recipe by Nimzie
READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook the pasta according to the pasta directions.
  • Drain and toss with 2 tablespoons of the olive oil.
  • Cool at room tenperature.
  • Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a large saute pan, add the pepper slices and cook for about 10 minutes.
  • Drain them on paper towels and reserve.
  • Put the basil and garlic in the bowl of a food processor.
  • Add the rest of the olive oil, salt and pepper and puree.
  • Pour the basil "sauce" over the pasta and toss.
  • Add the reserved peppers and olives and toss together.
  • To serve divide the penne/pepper salad among 4 plates and garnish each with reserved basil leaves.
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