Roasted pepper sauce for pasta or chicken

Roasted pepper sauce for pasta or chicken

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(55 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 30 mins


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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  • 3 red peppers



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

  • 2 peeled red onions



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

  • 1 tbsp oil
  • ½ tsp dried thyme


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

  • 500g passata


  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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13th Mar, 2012
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.
15th Oct, 2011
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.
30th Sep, 2011
fab mid week meal. really tasty and added some chilli flakes for a little kick.
16th Sep, 2011
this pasta was so yummy in ma big tummy tickling the eold taste buds
26th Jul, 2011
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26th Jul, 2011
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!
12th Jul, 2011
I added some chopped chillies to this dish, wow...FABULOUS! We couldn't get enough. This is definately a winner!
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!
20th May, 2011
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!!
21st Apr, 2011
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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