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Pepperoni Pizza Pasta

Adding pizzazz to platters is a simple process for Suzan Suskie of Whitesboro, New York. "Bow tie pasta and colorful peppers make this dish look as good as it tastes," she relates. "Quick and easy to toss together, it's an impressive addition to the dinner table or any buffet...for as long as it last!"
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    9 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked bow tie pasta
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1-1/2 cups julienned green pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups julienned sweet red pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) stewed tomatoes
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 4 ounces turkey pepperoni, halved and sliced
  • 1 cup diced fresh tomatoes
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 ounces part-skim mozzarella cheese, diced
  • Crushed red pepper flakes, optional

Directions

  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet, saute the onion, peppers and garlic in oil until vegetables are crisp-tender. Add stewed tomatoes and basil. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Stir in the pepperoni, diced tomatoes, salt and pepper; simmer for 2 minutes. Drain pasta; add to the tomato mixture. Add cheese and toss well. Sprinkle with pepper flakes if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 213 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 22mg cholesterol, 585mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 3g fiber), 12g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 vegetable.
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  • frombraziltoyou.org
    Nov 8, 2020

    A budget-friendly, quick, and easy dinner recipe that tastes delicious.

  • scsvatek
    Sep 1, 2013

    My husband and I love this recipe. We make it when the kids make their pizzas and all are happy.

  • twinkle_toes
    Jan 14, 2010

    This is very tasty! My husband liked very much! I will definitely make it again.

  • fourfoot8
    Mar 6, 2008

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