Fasta Pasta

The Original Microwave Cooker

Tortellini & Red Pepper Sauce

Serves 4

Here's a TIP- Make a double batch of sauce and freeze half for later. 

 3 cups of dry tortellini

 1 tsp. salt

 1 sweet red pepper

2 cloves garlic

 1 Tbs. fresh basil

1 Tbs. olive oil

  2 Tbs. balsamic vinegar

  1/4 tsp. salt & pepper



  1. Place pasta and salt in cooker
  2. Add water to level 4
  3. Cook 10 mins. Stir; cook 7 mins.


  1. Roughly chop Mince garlic.
  2. Finely chop enough basil to fill one tablespoon
  3. Heat a skillet with olive oil
  4. Add sweet red pepper and garlic; cook, uncovered 7 minutes.  Stir occasionally. Set aside, and cool slightly.
  5. Place pepper mixture in a blender or food processor; add basil, vinegar, salt and pepper. Process until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides.

Back to the Pasta:

  1. Remove pasta from microwave;
  2. Drain.
  3. Lightly toss tortellini with sauce.