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Barilla® Farfalle with Sweet Bell Peppers, Chickpeas and Romano Cheese

Rated as 3 out of 5 Stars

"Colourful sweet bell peppers combine with Barilla® Farfalle pasta, chickpeas, fragrant oregano, and Romano cheese in this rustic dish."
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25 m servings 517 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil; season with salt.
  2. Saute garlic with olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat until slightly yellow in color, about 1 minute. Add peppers and oregano; saute for 4-5 minutes. Add chickpeas; saute for an additional minute.
  3. Cook pasta 2 minutes less than package directions. Drain and reserve 1/2 cup (125ml) of pasta cooking liquid.
  4. Add pasta and reserved pasta cooking liquid to skillet with the peppers and chickpeas mixture; cook over high heat until thickened. Season with salt and pepper. Top with Romano cheese before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 517 calories; 13.2 g fat; 81.2 g carbohydrates; 17.7 g protein; 10 mg cholesterol; 416 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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it's pretty good but serve it cold with some Italian dressing over it and it's better. if you want to serve it hot I recommend adding diced tomatoes and or corn to it even another type of bean. ...

In theory I should have liked this more, because I like all of the ingredients. But in reality, the results were so-so. I think this dish needs an extra something to make it really special. Wor...