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Penne With Red Peppers And Three Cheeses

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Ingredients
  Olive oil 4 Teaspoon
  Red bell peppers 2 Large, cut into 2-inch thin strips
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced
  Dried oregano 1 Tablespoon
  Red pepper flakes 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Low fat ricotta cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Crumbled feta cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Penne/Tube shaped pasta 1 Pound
  Chopped parsley 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Directions

1. In large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add bell peppers, garlic, oregano and red pepper flakes; cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until softened. Remove from heat.
2. In a food processor, combine ricotta, feta and Parmesan; puree until smooth.
3. Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water until tender but firm. Reserve 1 cup (250 mL) of the hot cooking liquid. Drain pasta; return to pot over low heat. Stir in cheese mixture along with enough of the hot cooking liquid to make a creamy sauce. Stir in vegetable mixture and parsley; season with salt and

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Ingredient: 
Pasta
Interest: 
Quick

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