Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Roasted Sweet Pepper and Mint over Penne

I made this simple roasted pepper pasta recently, its so simple to prepare and has a delightful sweet and smoky taste. I roasted a small yellow, orange and red pepper full of antioxidants and very good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Potassium and Manganese.


  • 3 small peppers, yellow, red and orange 
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • salt and pepper to taste 
  • olive oil
  • a few fresh mint leaves 
  • any desired pasta, I used penne

  1. slice the peppers and drizzle with salt and pepper and olive oil bake at 350 degrees with the garlic for 20 minutes until soft then blend with a little water to make sauce
  2. boil the pasta till al dente 
  3. mix with the sauce and a few mint leaves 
  4. enjoy 
Must be one of the easiest meals in the world he he :-)

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  1. i think that roasted bell peppers is the best marinara sauce. seriously, it is just so good!!!

  2. Lovely! Roasted pepper is one of my classic favorite flavors. I'm not creative enough to think of too much besides dip for it though...this is great!

  3. Easy and Yummy dish! Looks so good!

  4. i love simple dishes, wish i had some pasta right now

  5. This looks so healthy I want some ..I've been eating too much junk lately :( But this looks awesome!

  6. It doesn't get much better than this. I love the simplicity of this and I just know that it's going to taste fantastic :-)
    Sue xo

  7. I bet that's so flavorful! Roasted peppers are wonderful, and the mint is a great herbal touch :)

  8. Easy and delicious, my kind of meal!!

  9. This looks like a tasty way to eat the rainbow:)

  10. girlichef thanks
    Junia oh its so good, still like my tomatoes though
    Torview thanks
    Parsley sage oh cool hope u make it
    cool lassie thanks
    claire will send u some
    Xinmei but your cakes rock
    reshmi thanks
    Sue thanks so much and for visiting my blog
    Victoria :-)
    claire oh love easy
    Maris :-)
    Kim like it :-)

  11. Yum! I have a ton of mint leftover from last week's ffwD! I'll be making this dish very soon!

  12. Sencillo y rico, que más se puede pedir.


  13. Simple and lots of fresh garden flavors. Lovely pasta dish!

  14. A very yummy pasta with the roasted pepper sauce and I like the addition of mint too.

  15. Hi Rebecca. simple, yet so delicious looking! Thanks for sharing. Have a wonderful day!!

  16. radhilka thanks
    yummychunklet thats cool
    jose gracias
    cathy thanks
    5 star foodie thanks
    Roz same to you

  17. Ha! Must be our week. I love sweet potatoes, and they are superb with pasta. I think this might just be the perfect rendition:)

  18. you know I meant peppers:) argh, I just was looking at a mountain of sweet potatoes in my kitchen. Hm, is this how new recipes are born? I think I'll stick with sweet peppers:)

  19. A simple but delicious weekday meal!

  20. Love the combination of peppers Rebecca. Super easy and healthy for summertime.

  21. I make a similar pasta dish, but the mint is a nice addition! I will try it!When is the baby coming?

  22. Othelia he he the other might work as well but a lot of carbs
    angie thanks
    sam thanks
    Erica Aug 24th

  23. I love pepper sauce very much n the addition of mint must have made it extra delish :)
    US Masala

  24. wow! looks amazing! I bet it smells wonderful!

  25. how simple and easy I have never used mint for pasta's looks yum!

  26. What lovely flavors for a the addition of mint :)



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