Make this 2 step creamy Red Pepper Penne in 15 min. Perfect for weeknights or late nights. Whips up in a pinch and is packed with antioxidants and vitamin C.
I love a homemade pasta sauce, but it can be such a butt to make. Not this sauce, though, oh no. Throw everything in a blender and presto! Creamy, vibrant, and healthy homemade sauce. Throw that on your penne, and a homemade, healthy dinner is an easy as that. Trust me, Red Pepper Penne is the way to go when you want to be healthyish but are in a rush.
Also, with this only being 400 calories, it's perfect for the holiday season! It's way easier to make a healthy choices during mealtime than to turn down a Christmas cookie! So take the Christmas challenge with me! Eat a healthy lunch so you can fully celebrate all this season has to offer.
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- 12 oz can of roasted red peppers- drained
- 14.5 oz can of whole tomatoes, no salt- drained
- 1 garlic clove
- ¼ cup of light sour cream
- 1 tablespoon of Italian seasoning
- ¼ teaspoon of salt
- 1 lb box of penne
- ⅔ cup of mozzarella
- Cook penne as directed. Drain and return to pot.
- Add red peppers, whole tomatoes, garlic clove, sour cream, Italian seasoning, and salt into a blender. Blend until smooth.
- Add sauce to noodles. Cook over medium heat till warm. Top with mozzarella.
- Store leftover sauce in the fridge.
- Prep Time: 7 minutes
- Cook Time: 8 minutes
- Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories: 400