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Spaghetti with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

This pasta recipe, sparked by jarred red peppers, is an excellent company dish. Guests won't believe how easy it is until they try making it—which they will! —Diane Lombardo, New Castle, Pennsylvania
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    5 servings

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces uncooked spaghetti
  • 1 jar (12 ounces) roasted sweet red peppers, drained
  • 2 large tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and halved
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 5 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a food processor, combine the peppers, tomatoes, vinegar, garlic, salt and pepper. Cover and process until blended. While processing, gradually add oil in a steady stream.
  • Transfer to a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Drain spaghetti; serve with sauce. Sprinkle with cheese.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 504 calories, 24g fat (4g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 588mg sodium, 57g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 11g protein.

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