Peppered Pasta

Prep: 15 minutes Cook: 10 minutes



  • 16 ounce package pasta
  • 1/2 cup vegetable broth
  • 2 thinly sliced leeks (white part only)
  • 15 ounce can small white beans, drained and rinsed
  • 10 ounce jar roasted red peppers, chopped
  • 1/3 cup fresh basil, chopped
  • 1 tbsp drained capers
  • freshly ground pepper to taste


Put a large pot of water on to boil. When boiling, drop in pasta and cook according to package directions.

Place the 1/2 cup vegetable broth in a saucepan with the leeks. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 minutes, then add the remaining ingredients. Cook, stirring frequently for 5 minutes.

Drain pasta and place in a bowl. Pour sauce over and mix well. Serve at once.