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Olive and Red Pepper Linguine

With 16 grandchildren, I find that someone is always hungry. This is a quick dish to fix when I'm busy. I sometimes serve it along with garlic bread for an easy meatless meal. —Betty Carpenter, Hookstown, Pennsylvania
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings


  • 8 ounces uncooked linguine
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 3/4 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 15 pimiento-stuffed olives, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon butter


  • Cook linguine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute the red pepper, mushrooms, onion and garlic in oil until tender. Drain linguine; add to the skillet. Stir in the olives and butter; heat through.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 159 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 221mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1.500 starch, 1 fat.

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  • Jenifer
    Apr 5, 2021

    Simple to make, tasty to eat. My family loves this recipe! I left out the olives and added sautéed broccoli and sautéed chicken... delicious!

  • Kevin
    Nov 16, 2018

    Loved this. I made no changes. I am a kid over 70!!!

  • chrissherman
    Jan 10, 2012

    This stuff is a favorite in our house! Wonderful recipe, thank you!