Macaroni with Roasted Pepper Sauce and Goat Cheese
This tasty macaroni in colorful, homemade roasted pepper sauce and creamy goat cheese, makes a quick and healthy vegetarian dinner!
Servings: 4 servings
For the sauce
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1 small onion (chopped)
- 4 garlic cloves
- 1 cup chopped roasted peppers
- ½ cup white wine
- ¼ tsp salt
- ¼ tsp paprika
- ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
- 2 cup uncooked macaroni
- 1 cup goat cheese
- ¼ cup thinly sliced roasted peppers
- parsley and goat cheese to garnish
Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
Meanwhile, heat the olive oil over medium heat in a large, non-stick skillet. Add onion and cook for about 5 minutes, or until it starts to soften. Add bell peppers and garlic and then cook for another minute and add wine. Keep cooking the sauce for about 5 minutes, until the wine evaporates half way, and turn off the heat.
Boil the macaroni according to the package instructions.
Transfer the peppers in wine into the food processor and add parsley, salt and paprika. Process the sauce until smooth.
Drain the macaroni and stir in the sauce. Add the goat cheese and stir again.
Garnish with some fresh parsley and goat cheese.
Calories: 538kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 674mg | Potassium: 89mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 700IU | Vitamin C: 7.4mg | Calcium: 90mg | Iron: 2.9mg