Penne Pasta with Peppers


This excellent and easy recipe can be topped with fresh basil and Parmesan cheese to add some extra zest. Enjoy with some garlic bread for a light meal, if desired.

4 to 6 servings


  • 1 pound penne pasta

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 2 red onions, cut into strips

  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped

  • 3 red bell peppers, chopped

  • 2 yellow bell pepper, chopped


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain and reserve.

  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, red bell peppers and yellow bell peppers and saute for 10 minutes or until tender. Pour this vegetable mixture over cooked pasta and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

432 Calories
8g Fat
80g Carbs
14g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 432
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Sodium 10mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 80g 29%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 14g
Vitamin C 256mg 1,279%
Calcium 46mg 4%
Iron 3mg 19%
Potassium 523mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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