Pasta & Peppers (20 minutes)
1 Cup radiatore pasta, 2 tablespoons olive oil, 1/2 cup chopped onions, 1 teaspoon red pepper, 1 large yellow pepper (diced), 1 garlic glove(chopped fine), 1 cup low fat chicken broth, 15-oz can chickpeas, 1 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, 1/4 cup fresh chopped basil, pepper to taste
Cook pasta as instructed on the package and drain. ~ Heat oil in a large skillet. ~ Add onion & red pepper and cook for 1 minute. ~ Stir in bell pepper & garlic and cook 2 minutes. ~ Add broth, chickpeas & tomatoes and simmer 5 minutes. Add pepper. Stir pasta into sauce. Garnish with basil.
Serve with your favorite green salad.
This pasta dish is cholesterol free, low sodium and low fat.
SOURCE: Essence Magazine August 2007
Yours in health,