Three-Pepper Linguine Three-Pepper Linguine

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A perfect pasta dish that makes great use of those leftover sweet red peppers in your fridge.

  • Prep time 20 minutes
  • Total time 20 minutes
  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine


Pepper Sauce:


Pepper Sauce: In blender, purée together red peppers, almond butter, banana peppers and tomato paste until smooth. Set aside.

In large pot of boiling water, cook pasta according to package directions; reserving 1/2 cup of the cooking liquid, drain.

Meanwhile, in dry cast-iron or heavy-bottomed skillet, cook red pepper and red onion over high heat, stirring occasionally, until red pepper is slightly charred, 5 to 7 minutes; scrape into bowl.

In large pot, combine Pepper Sauce and pasta over medium heat; add reserved cooking liquid, stirring gently, if needed to loosen sauce. Divide among bowls; top with sweet red pepper mixture, Parmesan and parsley (if using). 

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Fibre 7 g
  • Sodium 1034 mg
  • Sugars 13 g
  • Protein 18 g
  • Calories 537
  • Total fat 15 g
  • Potassium 769 mg
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 86 g
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Three-Pepper Linguine