Roasted pepper sauce for pasta or chicken

Roasted pepper sauce for pasta or chicken

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(54 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 30 mins

Easy

Serves 4
A superhealthy roasted pepper pasta sauce recipe that's versatile and tasty

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable
  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal115
  • fat4g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs19g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre3g
  • protein3g
  • salt0.65g
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Ingredients

  • 3 red pepper
    Peppers

    Pepper

    pep-iz

    Also known as capsicums, bell peppers, sweet peppers or by their colours, for example red and…

  • 2 peeled red onion
    Onion

    Onion

    un-yun

    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 1 tbsp oil
  • ½ tsp dried thyme

    Thyme

    This popular herb grows in Europe, especially the Mediterranean, and is a member of the mint…

  • 500g passata

Method

  1. Heat oven to 220C/fan 200C/gas 7. Cut the peppers and the onions into chunks. Toss in the oil and dried thyme, then roast for 30 mins until soft and slightly blackened.

  2. Cool, then blend or process until just chunky. Stir through the passata, season and warm through.

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beckdixon
13th Mar, 2012
5.05
So easy to make, just added some salt and pepper to the sauce. This is a really quick, easy and tasty sauce; will defo make again.
northclare
15th Oct, 2011
4.05
Good tomato-based sauce. The sweetness of the roasted peppers and onion prevented the often bitter tomato. I added garlic during the roasting and a splash of balsamic near the end.
ruthy10
30th Sep, 2011
4.05
fab mid week meal. really tasty and added some chilli flakes for a little kick.
mollevshun
16th Sep, 2011
1.05
this pasta was so yummy in ma big tummy tickling the eold taste buds
sammer_roo
26th Jul, 2011
5.05
Forgot to rate
sammer_roo
26th Jul, 2011
5.05
This is a really lovely sauce. I added garlic to the roasting vegetables and balsamic vinegar and chilli powder just before serving and it was delicious. Definitely a keeper!
yolivier1
12th Jul, 2011
I added some chopped chillies to this dish, wow...FABULOUS! We couldn't get enough. This is definately a winner!
richie145
14th Jun, 2011
This is really nice and easy I added 4 cloves garlic and a chilli and roasted with all veg,it was soooo much nicer than any jar sauce!
clareevans
20th May, 2011
5.05
Delicious and easy. I added garlic flakes and chilli flakes and then stirred through some cooked mushrooms and smoked bacon and served with pasta. So easy and sooo tasty!!
mifmif5
21st Apr, 2011
5.05
Lovely and very easy - one I will add to my repertiore. I added a few cloves of garlic and fresh basil instead of thyme. I made double the batch of sauce and used one portion with pasta and cheese then used the leftover sauce and added mushrooms which was also lovely and had seconds for lunch at work.

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