• Prep Time
    10 Mins
  • Cook Time
    0 Mins
  • Total Time
    10 Mins
  • The base number of servings for this recipe is 4
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    Spicy Red Pepper Pasta Salad

    Spicy Red Pepper Pasta Salad, a mix of fresh roasted red peppers, whole wheat penne, avocado and corn in a dressing of fresh minced habanero is colorful, fresh and ready, and an easy side dish for any luncheon. 


    Ingredients
    1/2
    pound
    whole wheat penne pasta
    2
    sweet red peppers, halved and deseeded
    1/2
    habanero, deseeded and minced
    1
    avocado, diced
    1
    cup
    corn
    1 1/2
    tablespoons
    Olive Oil
    1
    teaspoon
    smoked paprika
    1/2
    teaspoon
    cayenne
    *
    Salt and pepper, to taste
    Directions
    Preheat oven to 425ºF.
    Brush sweet red peppers on both sides using 1/2 tablespoon olive oil.
    Place on baking sheet and bake skin side down for about 15 minutes, until lightly charred.
    Cook pasta according to manufacturer’s directions. Strain and set aside.
    In a small bowl add olive oil, habanero, cayenne and smoked paprika. Set aside.
    In a large bowl add pasta, corn, fresh roasted red peppers and avocado. Add dressing and mix to coat thoroughly.
    Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve warm.

    The base number of servings for this recipe is 4
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