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These tasty macaroni in colorful, homemade roasted pepper sauce and creamy goat cheese, make a quick and healthy vegetarian dinner! ❤ COOKTORIA.COM
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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!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: macaroni with roasted pepper sauce
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 538kcal
Author: Tania Sheff

Ingredients

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

Main ingredients

  • 2 cup uncooked macaroni
  • 1 cup goat cheese
  • ¼ cup thinly sliced roasted peppers
  • parsley and goat cheese to garnish

Instructions

  • 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.

Notes

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Nutrition

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