Roasted Sweet Pepper Pasta Salad with Herbs and Feta

Roasted Sweet Pepper Pasta Salad with Herbs and Feta

Looking for a classic dinner? Then check out this pasta salad made with vegetables and pasta that’s ready in 35 minutes – perfect if you love Italian cuisine.

Prep Time

35

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

8

servings

2
large red or yellow bell peppers, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
medium red onion, cut into wedges (about 2 cups)
Cooking spray
3
cups uncooked penne pasta (10 ounces)
1
cup sliced 70%-less-fat turkey pepperoni (about 3 ounces), cut in half
1/2
cup crumbed feta cheese
1/2
cup fat-free Italian dressing
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
1
tablespoon chopped fresh mint leaves
  1. Heat oven to 450°. Spray rectangular pan, 13x9x2 inches, with cooking spray. Place bell peppers and onion in single layer in pan. Spray vegetables with cooking spray. Bake uncovered 15 to 20 minutes or until vegetables are lightly browned and tender.
  2. Meanwhile, cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Rinse with cold water; drain.
  3. Toss bell peppers, onion, pasta and remaining ingredients in large bowl. Serve immediately, or refrigerate 1 to 2 hours.
Makes 8 servings (1 1/4 cups each)
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Nutrition Note
Bell peppers are outstanding sources of beta-carotene, which your body makes into vitamin A. Vitamin A is necessary for night vision and healthy skin.
Roasting bell peppers and onions brings out their naturally sweet flavor. If you're pressed for time, you can skip this step for a quick and crunchy salad.
Serve-With
This salad is almost a meal by itself, but if you like, add a soft breadstick and a glass of milk for 4 Carbohydrate Choices.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 220
    • (Calories from Fat 45),
  • Total Fat 5g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 540mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 33g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 10g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.