CARTWHEEL PASTA WITH PEPPERS & ONIONS

Ellen Bales

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I always love a good pasta dish. This one looks yummy and easy and well, you be the judge!
Recipe & photo: eatingwell.com
08-30-14


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Serves:
4
Prep:
40 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1-1/2 c
sweet yellow onion, halved and thinly sliced crosswise
3 Tbsp
extra virgin olive oil
1/2 tsp
salt, plus 1 tbsp., divided
1/8 tsp
crushed red pepper
2
yellow bell peppers
1
red bell pepper
3/4 c
coarsely chopped canned whole peeled tomatoes, with their juice
1 Tbsp
chopped flat-leaf parsley
12 oz
wagon wheels or fusilli pasta

Step-By-Step

1In a large skillet over medium heat, combine onion, oil, 1/4 tsp. salt and crushed red pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the onion is a rich golden color, 10 to 15 minutes.
2Meanwhile, peel bell peppers with a vegetable peeler. Cut them in half, remove the cores and thinly slice into 1/4-inch-wide strips.
3When the onion is golden, increase heat to medium-high and add the peppers. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 minutes. Reduce heat to medium; add tomatoes and 1/4 tsp. salt and cook until the tomatoes are no longer watery and have separated from the oil, 15 to 20 minutes. Add parsley, stir for 30 seconds, then remove from heat.
4Meanwhile, bring 2 qts. of water to a boil in a large pot. Add the remaining 1 Tbsp. salt, then add pasta and stir well. Cook according to package instructions until just tender. Drain well and toss with the sauce. Serve at once.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta, Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Dairy Free