Pasta Salad with Peppers

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Pasta Salad with Peppers

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • ½

    (16 oz.) pkg. mostaccioli or penne macaroni

  • Salt

  • 1

    lg. red pepper

  • 1

    lg. yellow pepper

  • 1

    lg. green pepper

  • 1

    lg. onion

  • 3

    tbsp. olive or salad oil

  • 1

    tbsp. sugar

  • 3

    tbsp. balsamic or red wine vinegar

  • ¾

    tsp. dried basil leaves

  • ½

    tsp. cracked black pepper

Directions

About 30 minutes before serving, in saucepan, prepare mostaccioli as label directs, using 2 teaspoons of salt in water; drain. Return pasta to saucepan. Meanwhile, cut peppers and onion into 1/2 inch wide strips. In 12 inch skillet over medium heat, in hot olive or salad oil, cook peppers, onion and 1 1/2 teaspoons of salt until vegetables are tender and browned, about 15 minutes. Stir in sugar, vinegar, basil and cracked black pepper; heat through. Toss pepper mixture with pasta; makes 4 main-dish servings.


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