Tropical Pasta

Tropical Pasta

Enjoy this colorful pasta dinner packed with tropical fruit, bell pepper, tomato and peanuts, flavored with cilantro and cardamom. A burst of distinctive flavors made ready in 35 minutes!

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

4
ounces uncooked vermicelli
1
medium red bell pepper, cut into 2 1/4-inch strips
1
small papaya or mango, chopped (1 cup)
1
medium tomato, chopped (3/4 cup)
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1
tablespoon peanut oil
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon ground cardamom
1/4
cup cocktail peanuts, chopped
  1. Cook and drain vermicelli as directed on package. Rinse with cold water; drain.
  2. Toss vermicelli and remaining ingredients except peanuts. Sprinkle with peanuts.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
This smashing fusion of flavors deserves your attention. For an absolutely stunning presentation, serve on solid black plates. No papaya? Use a cup of chopped fresh or canned peaches.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 210
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 8g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 300mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 31g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
  • Protein 6g;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.