Penne with Walnuts and Peppers

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  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Serving Size: 1 2/3 cup
  • Start to Finish: 30 mins
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Penne with Walnuts and Peppers
Ingredients
6
ounces dried whole wheat or multigrain penne or rotelle pasta
1
tablespoon olive oil
1/4
cup walnuts, coarsely chopped
4
large cloves garlic, thinly sliced
2
medium green, red and/or yellow sweet peppers, seeded and cut lengthwise into bite-size strips
1
small red onion, cut into thin wedges
1
cup halved red or yellow cherry or grape tomatoes
1/4
cup snipped fresh parsley
2
teaspoons snipped fresh rosemary or 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
1/4
teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
2
tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese (optional)
Directions
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add walnuts and garlic. Cook about 2 minutes or until light brown, stirring frequently. Add sweet peppers and red onion. Cook for 5 to 7 minutes or until vegetables are crisp tender, stirring frequently. Add tomatoes; cook and stir for until heated through. Stir in parsley, rosemary, and black pepper. Put pasta in a large shallow bowl. Top with walnut-pepper mixture; toss gently to coat. If desired, sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
Nutrition Facts (Penne with Walnuts and Peppers)
    Per serving:
  • 268 kcal cal.,
  • 10 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat,
  • 0 mg chol.,
  • 7 mg sodium,
  • 40 g carb.,
  • 5 g fiber,
  • 9 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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