Fettuccine With Goat Cheese & Bell Peppers
  • 1 lb fettuccine
  • 8 sun-dried tomato halves
  • 1 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup scallions, sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 medium red bell pepper
  • 1 medium yellow bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, slivered
  • 10 small Kalamata olives
  • 1 tablespoon capers, drained & rinsed
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 4 1/2 oz goat cheese, crumbled
  1. Cut the bell pepper into thin slices and set aside. Pit and coarsely chop olives and set aside.
  2. Place tomatoes in shallow pan and cover with boiling water for 2 minutes. Drain, reserving 1/4 cup of the liquid. Thinly slice tomatoes and set aside.
  3. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet; add scallions and garlic. Stir frequently while cooking for 2 minutes. Add peppers, and cook for 3
  4. minutes or until just tender. Add chicken broth and cook until most of the liquid has evaporated.
  5. Reduce heat, then add tomatoes and the reserved liquid, basil, olives,
  6. apers and oregano. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  7. Put fettuccine in a large serving bowl; add goat cheese and toss until
  8. melted. Add pepper mixture and toss until mixed well.