"Touched by an Angel Hair Pasta"

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 259.4
  • Total Fat: 11.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 28.4 mg
  • Sodium: 497.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 32.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.8 g
  • Protein: 9.2 g

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Angel hair pasta with roasted bell peppers and basil pesto Angel hair pasta with roasted bell peppers and basil pesto
Number of Servings: 4


    2 large red bell peppers
    1 large yellow bell pepper
    1 large orange bell pepper
    1 1/2 cups packed fresh basil leaves
    2 tbsp olive oil
    2 tsp minced garlic
    1/2 tsp salt
    8 oz (227 g) uncooked angel hair pasta (capelli d'angelo)
    1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
    Freshly ground black pepper (optional)


* Preheat broiler. Halve red, yellow, and orange peppers. Remove stems and seeds. Place peppers cut-side down on non-stick baking sheet. Broil until blistered and charred. Transfer to a large bowl, cover with plastic wrap, and let stand for 15 minutes. Peel off skins. Set 1 red pepper half aside. Cut remaining peppers into thin strips. Set aside.
* In food processor, puree reserved red pepper half, basil, olive oil, garlic, and salt until smooth.
* Cook pasta according to package directions until tender but firm. Drain and return to pot. Add pepper strips and basil puree. Toss to combine. Serve sprinkled with Parmesan cheese and freshly ground black pepper, if desired.

Makes 4 servings

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MRS_WHALE.

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