Main Course: 15 Minute Roasted Red Pepper Pasta

Servings: 8 cups

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 10 - 15 minutes


  • 1 container roasted red pepper dip (about 227 grams or 8 ounces)
  • 1 package dry pasta (about 3 cups), preferably whole grain
  • 2 cups chopped fresh vegetable, any combination of mushroom, carrot, celery, green beans, peas

Directions for Preparation

  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions.
  2. Meanwhile chop the vegetables.
  3. Once the pasta is cooked, drain then place back in the pot.
  4. Stir in the other 2 ingredients until well-blended.

This side dish can easily be transformed into a main meal by adding some protein like cooked meatballs, cooked lean ground beef, or drained canned beans.

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