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Red Pepper And White Bean Pasta Sauce

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Ingredients
  Uncooked penne pasta/Uncooked ziti pasta 12 Ounce
  Penne pasta/Ziti pasta 12 Ounce, uncooked
  Olive oil 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), chopped
  Roasted red pepper salsa 11 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Jar)
  Canned cannellini beans 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), rinsed well (Or White Kidney Beans)
  Canned cannellini beans/White kidney beans 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), well rinsed
  Low sodium vegetable broth/Low sodium chicken broth 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), defatted
  Defatted low sodium chicken broth/Vegetable broth 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped fresh cilantro 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Crumbled feta cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Follow instruction to cook pasta. Drain water and keep the pasta warm.

MAKING
2) Meanwhile, use a medium nonstick skillet to heat oil over medium-high heat until hot.
3) Sauté garlic and cook for 30 seconds or until softened. Do not brown.
4) Stir in salsa, beans, broth and cilantro.
5) Bring the mixture just to a boil, by occasional stirring. (If mixture appears too thick, add water, 1 tablespoon at a time, to desired consistency.)

SERVING
6) Use a large serving bowl to place pasta. Spread the salsa mixture and toss to coat well. Sprinkle with feta cheese and garnish with thyme, if you wish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Tossed
Ingredient: 
Pepper
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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