Roasted vegetable pasta

Roasted vegetable pasta
  • Serves: 4
  • Prep time: 10
  • Cook time: 45
  • Ready in: 30-60 Minutes
  • Difficulty Rating: 1
  • Syns per serving:
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Twirls of spirali pasta with courgettes, peppers and whole baby plum tomatoes in a rich tomato sauce with a touch of basil

ingredients

  • 2 courgettes roughly chopped
  • 1 large red pepper, de-seeded and roughly chopped
  • 1 large yellow pepper, de-seeded and roughly chopped
  • Low calorie cooking spray
  • 1 small red onion, sliced
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 120g baby plum tomatoes, halved
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tsp sweetener
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 4 tbsp tomato puree
  • Half a tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh basil
  • 1 and 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 vegetable stock cube
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 400g dried spirali pasta (or other short pasta shapes)

method

  1. Preheat the oven to 220°C/Fan 200°C/Gas 7.
  2. Put the courgettes, peppers and onion in a large non-stick roasting tin, spray with low calorie cooking spray, season to taste and toss the vegetables well.
  3. Roast for 30 minutes, turning halfway and adding the plum tomatoes 10 minutes before the end of the cooking time.
  4. Place the can of tomatoes into a saucepan. Stir in the remaining ingredients (except the pasta) and add 200ml of boiling water. Bring to the boil over a high heat then turn the heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes or until the sauce has thickened.
  5. While the sauce is simmering, cook the pasta according to the pack instructions.
  6. Drain the pasta and return to the saucepan. Stir through the roasted vegetables and tomato sauce and check the seasoning before serving hot.

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