March 1, 2011

Tasty Tuesday: Whole Wheat Angel Hair Pasta with Sauteed Multicolored Peppers

As you all know I absolutely love Pasta dishes. It's a must I have at least one pasta dish a week. Okay maybe not every week but you know every month. I was browsing through one of my favorite cooks and celeb-reality star Bethenny Frankel's amazing website and I came across this scrumptious Pasta meal. I swear Bethenny puts all of the good food up on her site. Her website is my personal chef book lol. Well today's Tasty Tuesday dish is Whole Wheat Angel Hair Pasta with Sauteed Multicolored Peppers. Thank you Bethenny for this amazing and delicious meal. I can't wait to cook this up. It's so healthy and perfect for those who love carbs and are dieting. Continue after the jump for the recipe and ingredients =) Bon Appetite'!

  • 2 cups of peppers: a combo of red, yellow and/or orange,  sliced in thin strips
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup halved grape tomatoes
  • 8 ounces of whole wheat angel hair
  • ¼ cup fresh basil chiffonaded
  • ¼ cup parsley
  • 1/8 cup olive oil
  • 2 teaspoon salt, 2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • ¼ cup freshly grated parmesan
  • large handful of baby spinach, optional

  1. Bring pasta water to a boil, seasoned with salt.
  2. In nonstick pan, over medium heat, saute onion and peppers in the olive oil.  Season with salt and pepper.
  3. When tender, add tomatoes. With tongs, remove pasta from water and add to pan. (The pasta water is good for thickening sauce.)
  4. Add spinach and crushed red pepper.
  5. Add more salt and pepper if necessary.
  6. Top with parmesan to taste and sprinkle basil on top.
You Can Find This And Other Great Bethenny Frankel Recipes On Her Website @