Roasted Sweet Pepper Pasta Salad with Herbs and Feta

Check out this super easy way to roast veggies, and enjoy their sweet flavor in a simple pasta salad that's as good as it is good for you.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 8

Ingredients

2
large red or yellow bell peppers, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
medium red onion, cut into wedges (about 2 cups)
Cooking spray
3
cups uncooked penne pasta (10 ounces)
1
cup sliced 70%-less-fat turkey pepperoni (about 3 ounces), cut in half
1/2
cup crumbed feta cheese
1/2
cup fat-free Italian dressing
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
1
tablespoon chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 1 Heat oven to 450°. Spray rectangular pan, 13x9x2 inches, with cooking spray. Place bell peppers and onion in single layer in pan. Spray vegetables with cooking spray. Bake uncovered 15 to 20 minutes or until vegetables are lightly browned and tender.
  • 2 Meanwhile, cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Rinse with cold water; drain.
  • 3 Toss bell peppers, onion, pasta and remaining ingredients in large bowl. Serve immediately, or refrigerate 1 to 2 hours.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    220
    (
    Calories from Fat
    45),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    5g
    5%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    20mg
    20%;
    Sodium
    540mg
    540%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    33g
    33%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    10g
    10%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    50%;
    Vitamin C
    70%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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