Linguine with Red Pepper Sauce
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- Cooking spray
- 1 1/2 cups chopped red bell pepper
- 1 garlic clove, crushed
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
- 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
- 6 ounces uncooked linguine
- Fresh basil sprigs (optional)
Heat oil in a nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium heat. Add red bell pepper and garlic; cook, uncovered, 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Set aside, and cool slightly.
Place pepper mixture in a blender; add chopped basil and next 3 ingredients. Process until smooth, stopping once to scrape down sides.
Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.
To serve, top pasta with pepper sauce. Garnish with basil sprigs, if desired.
- Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
|Calories per serving:||117|
|Caloriesfromfat per serving:||0.0%|
|Fat per serving:||1.5g|
|Saturated fat per serving:||0.2g|
|Monounsaturated fat per serving:||0.0g|
|Polyunsaturated fat per serving:||0.0g|
|Protein per serving:||3.7g|
|Carbohydrate per serving:||22.2g|
|Fiber per serving:||1.7g|
|Cholesterol per serving:||0.0mg|
|Iron per serving:||0.0mg|
|Sodium per serving:||51mg|
|Calcium per serving:||0.0mg|