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Linguine with Red Pepper Sauce Recipe

Diabetic Friendly Recipe

Linguine with Red Pepper Sauce. Linguine smothered in a tasty red pepper sauce that includes fresh basil and sweet red peppers.

Recipe Ingredients

Cooking spray
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 1/2 cups chopped sweet red pepper
1 clove garlic, crushed
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
6 ounces linguine, uncooked
Fresh basil sprigs (optional)

Recipe Directions

Coat a nonstick skillet with cooking spray; add oil. Place over medium heat until hot. Add sweet red pepper and garlic; cook, uncovered, 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Set aside, and cool slightly.

Place pepper mixture in container of an electric blender or food processor; add chopped basil and next three ingredients. Cover and process until smooth, stopping once to scrape down sides. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.

Linguine and red sauce

Serving Suggestions

To serve, top pasta with pepper sauce. Garnish with basil sprigs, if desired.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories: 117; Fat: >1.5g; Saturated Fat: 0.2g; Protein: 3.7g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 51mg; Carbohydrates: 22.2g; Fiber: 1.7g

Diabetic Exchanges:  1 Starch, 1 Vegetable

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