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Peppery Pasta

Pasta with all kinds of Bell peppers

Recipe by Chitra Ahluwalia Pal of New York, US

This is also vegeterian dish for all my friends who love Italian food and crave for Pasta. It is very nutrious recipe, low calories. Pasta is full of Protein. Try this.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    For Sauce

    • 2 cups Spiral Pasta (preferably Rainbow Color)
    • 1 medium Onion (chopped vertically)
    • 2 cups/one can Roasted Tomato Puree/ Paste /Sauce
    • 2 cups of  Red, Orange , Green and Yellow Bell Pepper chopped thinly and vertically
    • 2 cloves Garlic (chopped)
    • Salt and Pepper to taste
    • 2 tsp. Vegetable Oil / Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    For Garnishing

    • One finely chopped green Onion/Scallions
    • Coriander/Cilantro
    • Olives
    • 1 fresh Lemon Juice


    1. Heat a large pot of water to boil for pasta for 10 minutes and add some Salt (only time to flavor the pasta).
    2. Add Pasta and turn heat to low.
    3. Heat Oil in non stick pan on Medium low heat.
    4. Add Onions. When the Onions turn light brown add Garlic.
    5. Add Bell Peppers.
    6. Add Salt and Pepper.
    7. Add Tomato Sauce and stir it well let it simmer for 3-5 mins.  (Turn heat to Low and cover the pan)
    8. Drain the Pasta and toss it in the serving tray.
    9. Now toss the sauce over the top and lightly mix it.
    10. Garnish with Jalapenos, Olives and Vinegar and fresh Lemon juice and with chopped green Onion/Scallions, Coriander/Cilantro.
    11. Quickly divide into individual bowls and Serve bowlfuls of Peppery Pasta.




    looks delicious , i shall surely try it.....