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Cheesy Roasted Red Pepper One Pot Pasta

This Cheesy Roasted Red Pepper One Pot Pasta comes together in 20 minutes and is full of comforting cream cheese and the smoky flavour of roasted red peppers.

This Cheesy Roasted Red Pepper One Pot Pasta comes together in 20 minutes and is full of comforting cream cheese and the smoky flavour of roasted red peppers.

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This Cheesy Roasted Red Pepper One Pot Pasta comes together in 20 minutes and is full of comforting cream cheese and the smoky flavour of roasted red peppers.

Ahh one pot pastas. What an excellent invention. As much as I love cooking there are some evenings when I just feel like I have so much to do and not enough time to do it. It’s those evenings when I need something for dinner which takes less than half an hour to come together. Obviously it still needs to be delicious and if it’s blog worthy then even better!


This Cheesy Roasted Red Pepper One Pot Pasta comes together in 20 minutes and is full of comforting cream cheese and the smoky flavour of roasted red peppers.

You need roasted peppers for this recipe. I roasted some before I made this which does add a bit of time to the recipe but you could easily use jarred ones. Throw them in a pot with the pasta, some onion, garlic, chicken stock and chopped tomatoes and let it simmer away for 12 minutes. Stir in some cream cheese and a little double cream and you’ll have a gorgeous creamy cheesy sauce. Make sure you top the whole thing with lots of black pepper (and I mean lots) and plenty of chopped fresh basil. Heaven!

This Cheesy Roasted Red Pepper One Pot Pasta comes together in 20 minutes and is full of comforting cream cheese and the smoky flavour of roasted red peppers.

This Cheesy Roasted Red Pepper One Pot Pasta comes together in 20 minutes and is full of comforting cream cheese and the smoky flavour of roasted red peppers.
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Cheesy Roasted Red Pepper One Pot Pasta

This Cheesy Roasted Red Pepper One Pot Pasta comes together in 20 minutes and is full of comforting cream cheese and the smoky flavour of roasted red peppers.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 530 kcal
Author Amy

Ingredients

  • 500 g Pasta
  • 1 litre of Chicken Stock
  • 5 cloves Garlic crushed
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • 1 Jar Roasted Red Peppers chopped
  • 1 400g tin Chopped Tomatoes
  • 1 tsp Dried Italian Mixed Herbs
  • 1/2 tsp Chilli Flakes
  • 200 g Cream Cheese
  • 50 ml Double Cream (optional)

To Serve

  • Black Pepper
  • Fresh Basil Leaves sliced

Instructions

  1. Place the pasta, chicken stock, garlic, onion, roasted pepper, tomatoes, mixed herbs and chilli flakes in a large pot over a medium heat. Stir everything together and make sure the pasta is covered by the liquid.
  2. Cover the pot and bring to the boil. Simmer for about 12 minutes, stirring occasionally. Once the pasta is cooked to your liking then take the pot off the heat and stir through the cream cheese and double cream if using.

  3. Season with black pepper and top with fresh basil to serve.

This Cheesy Roasted Red Pepper One Pot Pasta comes together in 20 minutes and is full of comforting cream cheese and the smoky flavour of roasted red peppers.

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14 Comments

  • Reply
    Teri
    13/05/2017 at 1:56 PM

    Am I missing something? The directions mention double cream but the ingredients dont mention it. Regardless, I am going to make this tonight because it looks awesome and I have the cream. I will figure out how much to put in.
    Thanks for a great one-pot meal!

    • Reply
      Amy
      15/05/2017 at 11:22 AM

      Hi Teri,

      Sorry about that! The double cream was in the original recipe but I edited it out of the ingredients when I made it a second time because I decided it wasn’t completely necessary.

      I’ve added it back into the ingredients as optional. I hope you enjoyed the recipe!

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    Caitlyn
    15/05/2017 at 12:48 AM

    Where did the double cream come from? How much is in the dish?

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      Amy
      15/05/2017 at 11:23 AM

      Hi Caitlin,

      Sorry about that! The double cream was in the original recipe but I edited it out of the ingredients when I made it a second time because I decided it wasn’t completely necessary. I’ve added it back into the ingredients as optional.

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    Rachel
    25/05/2017 at 2:33 PM

    What size jar of roasted red peppers did you use? Somehow I think my massive bulk jar may be too many (if there is such a thing as too many roasted red peppers haha). Can’t wait to try, looks great!

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      Amy
      29/05/2017 at 3:58 PM

      Hi Rachel, I think the one I used was 350g which was plenty!

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        Rachel
        29/05/2017 at 7:12 PM

        Thanks! Went ahead and made it in the meantime and just guessed the amount, turned out great! Thanks for the recipe πŸ™‚

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    Jagruti
    17/08/2017 at 9:35 AM

    We love pasta and we love roasted red pepper, so this dish is more than welcome on our table:)

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    Tricia @ Saving Room for Dessert
    17/08/2017 at 11:55 AM

    Wow – I am absolutely drooling over this lovely pot of deliciousness! What a great dinner – my family would love this. Thanks for sharing!

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    Monica | Nourish & Fete
    17/08/2017 at 12:05 PM

    I’m with you, lady – one pot pasta meals are my jam! This one looks delicious – I’m loving those roasted red peppers, and bet they add a ton of great flavor! Glad to know the cream isn’t really necessary, too. Might as well save a calorie or two where possible! πŸ™‚

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    Calleigh - TheForkBite
    17/08/2017 at 12:36 PM

    I love One pot meals! I don’t think I could ever get sick of this cheesy roasted pasta, looks so flavorful.

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    Tara
    17/08/2017 at 1:04 PM

    Love your addition of roasted red peppers here. Such a great way to add that smokey flavor without all the work. This looks like a wonderful weeknight meal.

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