Quick, Easy, Healthy Veggie Pasta Recipe
- 1 red bell pepper, diced
- 3/4 cup red onion, diced
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 tsp olive oil
- 1 25.5 oz jar of pasta sauce
- 18 oz whole wheat pasta
- 2 Tbs fresh parmesean or mozarella, shredded
- Dried oregano (to taste)
- Salt (to taste)
- Cook the pasta according to package directions, add salt to taste. Drain and set aside.
- Add 2 tsp olive oil to a pot over medium heat.
- Add garlic, red pepper and red onions, saute for 5 minutes.
- Add pasta sauce to the pot (so your sauce will become more chunky because of the fresh veggies) and bring to a simmer.
- Add dried oregano to taste and stir, simmer for 5 minutes.
- Take 1 cup pasta and 1/2 cup sauce and put on a plate. Top with 2 Tbs cheese. Enjoy!
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