Cheesy Penne with Roasted Peppers

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Prep Time
30
min.
Total Time
1
hr.
Servings

6 servings, about 1-1/3 cups each

Got a bumper crop of peppers? They'll taste superb in this cheesy penne pasta dish made with spaghetti sauce and fresh basil.

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  • Heat oven to 450ºF.
  • Spread peppers onto bottom of rimmed baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray. Bake 20 min. or until tender. Meanwhile, cook pasta in large saucepan as directed on package, omitting salt.
  • Remove peppers from oven. Reduce oven temperature to 375ºF. Drain pasta; return to saucepan. Add spaghetti sauce, 1/4 cup basil and peppers; mix lightly.
  • Layer half each of the pasta mixture, Italian cheese, mozzarella cheese and Parmesan in 13x9-inch baking dish; repeat layers.
  • Bake 25 to 30 min. or until pasta mixture is heated through and top is golden brown. Sprinkle with remaining basil.
* Made with quality cheeses crafted in the USA.

Substitute

Substitute Italian parsley for the basil.

Servings

  • 6 servings, about 1-1/3 cups each

Healthy Living

  • Low calorie
  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 3 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 2-1/2 Starch
  • 1 Vegetable
  • 2 Meat (L)
  • 1 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

Enjoy this delicious low-calorie pasta dinner any night of the week. In addition to the combination of peppers providing a good source of vitamin C, the combination of cheeses also provides a good source of calcium.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings, about 1-1/3 cups each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 360
% Daily Value
Total fat 11g
Saturated fat 6g
Cholesterol 30mg
Sodium 860mg
Carbohydrate 45g
Dietary fiber 5g
Sugars 9g
Protein 19g
   
Vitamin A 45 %DV
Vitamin C 70 %DV
Calcium 40 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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