A fabulous red pepper sauce made with fresh basil and fresh red bell peppers. This pureed sauce will amaze you with its simplicity and flavor.
- Coat a nonstick skillet with cooking spray; add oil. Place over medium heat until hot. Add sweet red pepper and garlic; cook, uncovered, 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Set aside, and cool slightly.
- Place pepper mixture in container of an electric blender or food processor; add chopped basil and next 3 ingredients. Cover and process until smooth, stopping once to scrape down sides.
- Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.
- To serve, top pasta with pepper sauce. Garnish with basil sprigs, if desired.