Lunch | Dinner

Penne with Roasted Tomatoes and Red Pepper

  • 5 Mins

    Prep Time

  • 10 Mins

    Cook Time

  • 4


  • 396


  • 9g


  • 67g


  • 15g




  • 12 Oz Penne
  • ¾ Cup Jarred Roasted Red Peppers in Olive Oil, diced
  • 2 Cups Oven Roasted Italian Tomatoes
  • ¼ Cup Parmesan Cheese
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste
  • GGluten:

    Gluten-Free Pasta

    Zucchini Noodles

    Spaghetti Squash (if well tolerated)

  • DDairy:

    Vegan Cheese

    (Parmesan cheese has trace amounts of lactose, but omit cheese if bothersome)


  • 1.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

  • 2.

    Prepare Pasta Prepare pasta according to package directions.

  • 3.

    Mix Pasta Ingredients Once pasta is finished cooking, transfer cooked pasta to a large serving bowl. Mix in diced roasted red peppers and roasted tomatoes. Salt and pepper to taste.

  • 4.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

  • 5.

    Serve & Enjoy Plate pasta and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Enjoy!

Recipe Created by Meijer Registered Dietitians

Nourishment Notes

Red Peppers

Red peppers provide folate, a nutrient that may help to grow new and healthy cells.


Tomatoes are an excellent source of many nutrients, including folate and vitamin A, both of which are especially important for those with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

Remission Remix

  • For an Extra Kick of Flavor

    Add a pinch of red pepper flakes for an extra kick of flavor!

  • For Additional Nutrients

    Sauté minced garlic, sliced onions, and spinach leaves and mix into the pasta with the peppers and tomatoes for additional nutrients and flavor to the dish

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