Angel Hair with Pink Tomato Sauce, Peas and Roasted Peppers

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Angel Hair with Pink Tomato Sauce, Peas and Roasted Peppers
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Ingredients

  • 4 oz. Angel Hair or Cappellini, uncooked
  • 3 medium or 2 large ripe plum tomatoes (about 1/2 pound), cored and quartered
  • 1/2 tbsp. olive or vegetable oil
  • 1 clove garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 large pinch hot red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas, thawed and drained
  • 1/3 cup diced roasted red peppers
  • 1/2 tsp. dried basil
  • 3 tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese

Preparation

Preparation

1 Prepare pasta according to package directions.

2 . Place tomatoes in a blender or food processor and blend until very smooth and light pink, about 1 minute. Set aside.

3 Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and red pepper flakes and sauté for 30 seconds

4 Add the peas, roasted red peppers and basil and stir 1 minute.

5 Add the pureed tomatoes and heat just to boiling. Remove sauce from heat.

6 Drain the pasta and transfer to skillet. Stir over medium heat until pasta is well mixed with sauce.

7 Divide pasta between two serving bowls.

8 Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese and serve immediately.

Source: National Pasta Association