Fettuccini with Sweet Peppers and Pine Nuts Recipe

 

Fettuccini with Sweet Peppers and Pine Nuts is as beautiful as it is delicious!  It is a rich and tasty vegetarian dish.  You will not even miss the meat!

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Fettuccini With Sweet Peppers And Pine Nuts Recipe:
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Fettuccini With Sweet Peppers And Pine Nuts Recipe
Servings: 4 to 6 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 (16-ounce) package fettuccine pasta, uncooked
  • 1/3 cup olive oil, extra-virgin
  • 4 large cloves garlic, coarsley chopped
  • 1 large sweet yellow bell pepper, cored, seeded and julienned
  • 1 large sweet red bell pepper, cored, seeded and julienned
  • 1 large sweet orange bell pepper, cored, seeded and julienned
  • 1/2 cup pine nuts
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley or basil leaves, chopped
  • 1/2 cup Kalamata olives, pitted and halved
  • 1/4 cup capers, drained
  • 1 tablespoon coarse salt or coarse sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper, freshly ground, or to taste
Instructions
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions: drain and return to pan to keep warm.  Learn How To Cook Pasta Properly.

  2. In a large, heavy skillet heat the olive oil.  Add garlic and bell peppers (yellow, red, and orange), and cook for 10 minutes, stirring continuously.  Add pine nuts and cook approximately 4 minutes or until they turn golden brown.  Gradually stir in basil or parsley.  Add olives and capers and heat.  Add salt and pepper to taste.

  3. In a serving bowl, toss the sauce mixture with prepared pasta.

  4. Makes 4 to 6 servings. 

 

 

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