Friday, May 21, 2010

Thursday - Deviled Pasta 5/27

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· 1 1-pound box penne
· 2 tablespoons olive oil
· 3 bell peppers (any color), cut into 3/4-inch pieces
· 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
· 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
· 1 large clove garlic, thinly sliced
· 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
· 1 24- to 26-ounce jar pasta sauce
· 1/2 cup ricotta

1. Cook the penne according to the package directions.
2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the bell peppers, salt, and 1/4 teaspoon of the black pepper. Cover and cook for 4 minutes. Stir in the garlic and red pepper flakes and cook for 1 to 2 minutes.
3. Add the pasta sauce and cook until heated through, about 3 minutes.
4. Drain the pasta and divide it among individual bowls. Top with the sauce, a dollop of the ricotta, and the remaining black pepper.

**If you must have meat you can add something like a smoked sausage or some bacon but don’t forget to add it to your shopping list AND to add into the calorie count**

Nutritional Information
· Per Serving
· Calories 331 Calories From Fat 30%
· Fat 11g
· Sat Fat 3g
· Cholesterol 16mg
· Sodium 868mg
· Carbohydrate 45g
· Fiber 6g
· Sugar 16g
· Protein 12g

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