Three-Pepper Pasta

Three-Pepper Pasta

What a vibrant, low-calorie main dish. Bow-tie pasta cradles a sauce of tomatoes and colorful bell peppers.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

15

Minutes

Makes

8

servings

4
cups uncooked farfalle (bow-tie) pasta (8 ounces)
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
2
small green bell peppers, cut into 1/4-inch strips
1
small red bell pepper, cut into 1/4-inch strips
1
small yellow bell pepper, cut into 1/4-inch strips
4
cups tomato pasta sauce (any variety)
  1. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  2. While pasta is cooking, heat oil in 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook bell peppers in oil about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender.
  3. Stir pasta sauce into peppers. Simmer uncovered 15 minutes. Serve over pasta.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
If you can find tripolini—miniature bow-ties—use them in place of the farfalle. Your guests will love these tiny pasta shapes!
Variation
Vary the pasta and the peppers in this low-fat main dish. It will always be a winner!

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 265
    • (Calories from Fat 65 ),
  • Total Fat 7 g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 g,),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 730 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 48 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3 g,
  • Protein 6 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 1 Fruit;
    • 3 Vegetable;
    • 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.