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Red Pepper Pasta




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Red Pepper Pasta

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Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: batch cooking, cheap family recipes
Dietary Requirements: Dairy Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 4 servings
Cost per portion 31p
Calories: 686kcal
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  • 110 ml vegetable oil
  • 25 g flour
  • 2 tsps yeast extract
  • 60 g sundried tomatoes
  • 130 g roasted red peppers roasted, in a jar
  • 1 tsp mustard powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 400 g pasta


  • First, put your pasta on to boil.
  • Snipped the sun dried tomatoes and roasted red peppers into very thin slivers with your kitchen scissors
  • Using the marmite / yeast extract and a pint / 500ml boiling water, make a jug of stock
  • Make a roux with the oil and flour. Add the hot stock in about 4 goes.
  • Between each addition of stock stir the mixture until all the liquid incorporates into the flour and oil. (If you lift the pan off the heat and beat hard with a wooden spoon after the liquid is incorporated your sauce will be beautifully glossy).
  • By the time all the liquid is added you should have a sauce which will coat the back of a spoon. If not add more stock. Stir in the mustard, oregano, garlic, red peppers and sundried tomatoes in slivers.
  • Drain pasta. Stir sauce into cooked pasta.


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Nutrition Facts
Red Pepper Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 686 Calories from Fat 270
% Daily Value*
Fat 30g46%
Saturated Fat 23g144%
Sodium 577mg25%
Potassium 857mg24%
Carbohydrates 90g30%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 300IU6%
Vitamin C 21mg25%
Calcium 51mg5%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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