Fettuccini with Sweet Peppers & Pinenuts

Pastas and Stir-fries.
This pasta dish is as beautiful as it is delicious! It is a rich and tasty dish. You won't even miss the meat!

Fettuccini with Sweet Peppers & Pinenuts

Ingredients

Quantity Ingredients
1 pkg (16-oz) uncooked fettuccini pasta
1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
4 large cloves garlic, coarsely chopped
1 large sweet yellow bell pepper, cored, seeded and julienned
1 large sweet red bell pepper, cored, seeded and julienned
1 large sweet orange bell pepper, cored, seeded and julienned
1/2 cup pinenuts
1/2 cup fresh parsley or basil leaves, chopped
1/2 cup Kalamata olives, pitted and halved
1/4 cup capers, drained
1 tbsp freshly ground pepper or to taste
1 tbsp coarse kosher salt or coarse sea salt

Directions

1. Cook fettuccini pasta according to package directions to al dente; drain and return to pan to keep warm. 2. In a large, heavy skillet heat the olive oil. Add garlic and peppers, and cook for 10 minutes, stirring continuously. Add pinenuts and cook approximately 4 minutes or until they turn golden brown. Gradually stir in basil or parsley. Add olives and capers and heat through. Add salt and pepper to taste. 3. In a serving bowl, toss sauce mixture with pasta. Makes 4 to 6 servings.

Source: whatscookingamerica.net