Recipe courtesy of Michele Urvater

Pasta with Garlic, Fennel and Roasted Red Pepper

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  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 2 servings
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3 large cloves garlic, sliced thin

4 tablespoons olive oil

1 cup sliced fennel

1 red bell pepper, cut into strips

1/4 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes

1/2 cup chicken broth

1/2 pound penne, cooked and drained

Snipped fennel fronds

Freshly grated Parmesan cheese


  1. In a large skillet cook the garlic in the oil over moderate heat, stirring, until golden. Add the fennel, red pepper, dried red pepper and salt to taste and cook the vegetables, stirring, for 1 minute. Add the broth, cover and steam over moderately high heat for 3 minutes, or until tender. Add the drained pasta and fennel fronds and toss to heat. Transfer to a serving dish and serve with parmesan cheese.