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Pasta with Bell Peppers & Ricotta

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The Fit Mediterranean
Daniela grew up in Italy, learning her passion for cooking and culinary secrets from her grandmother. Today she teaches and blogs in Shanghai.
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A simple pasta dish with all of the mediterranean flavours: bell peppers, capers and ricotta for a delightful meal!

20MIN

Total Cooking Time

10

Ingredients
The Fit Mediterranean
Daniela grew up in Italy, learning her passion for cooking and culinary secrets from her grandmother. Today she teaches and blogs in Shanghai.
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Ingredients
US / METRIC
Servings:
1
Serves 1
3/4 cup
Whole Wheat Penne Pasta
1 clove
Garlic , peeled
1 Tbsp
Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
1 tsp
to taste
Salt and Pepper
1 Tbsp
Breadcrumbs
to taste
1/3 cup
Ricotta Cheese
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Directions

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Step 1
For the sauce we are going to wash and slice the Yellow Bell Pepper (1) , removing the internal seeds and white parts.
Step 2
Heat up Garlic (1 clove) and Extra-Virgin Olive Oil (1 Tbsp) in a large skillet, add the sliced bell peppers, Capers (1 tsp) , Salt and Pepper (to taste) . Add 1/2 cup of water and cook on low with a lid on until cooked. Turn off the heat and add some Fresh Parsley (to taste) .
Step 3
Boil Whole Wheat Penne Pasta (3/4 cup) based on package instructions, then drain it and add it to the skillet with the sauce.
Step 4
Over medium heat, stir all the ingredients together and add the Breadcrumbs (1 Tbsp) .
Step 5
Plate it and top it off with Ricotta Cheese (1/3 cup) and Fresh Mint (to taste) . Mix all the ingredients together and enjoy!

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