Roasted pepper sauce for pasta or chicken

Roasted pepper sauce for pasta or chicken

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(69 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 peppers
    Peppers

    Pepper

    pep-iz

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

  • 2 peeled red onions
    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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missfrosty
27th Jul, 2008
5.05
I have made this tonight and added some boursin cheese and it was yummy
angiechong
14th Jul, 2008
Great, easy dish that's so healthy. My 3 year old non-veggie eating daughter loved it. It helps to make sure the peppers are quite chargrilled to enhance sweet flavour.
dessertqueen1
7th Jul, 2008
4.05
Lovely, I cooked cubed chicken and mushrooms in the pasata then added blended paper mix. I added vegetable bouillion powder, balsamic vinager 1/4 teasoon sugar to the sauce prio to cooking. Once i had mixed the pasta and sauce I grated fresh parmesan on the top and served with asparagus (to help with our 5 a day) and crusty bread. Yum!!!!!
fran87
3rd Mar, 2008
4.05
Sorry forgot to rate it
fran87
3rd Mar, 2008
4.05
Easy, chunky sauce. Added chilli and garlic but will miss out the chilli next time as it din't work too well with the sweetness of the pepper.
irinafrench
25th Jan, 2008
5.05
Delicious, super-healthy and so easy to prepare! I also added 2 cloves of garlic and served with a handful of fresh basil leaves and thinly sliced spring onion. It is perfect with minced beef. I made double of the amount and froze one half for a lazy-after-work evening! My fussy husband absolutely loved it!
acetoes
22nd Jan, 2008
5.05
Superb! I also added the chilli flakes, garlic and finished off with a good season and fresh basil. Much better than the processed stuff.
evainnl
22nd Jan, 2008
5.05
This sauce is also great over fish and poultry or on a pizza when you're bored with the regular tomato spread. Top recipe in my book! EvaInNL
patto4795
8th Nov, 2007
4.05
A doddle to prepare, this is a delicious, versatile sauce. I sprinkled in some chili flakes for extra bite and a crushed garlic clove.

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