Ravioli with Sweet Peppers

    START TO FINISH: 25 minutes MAKES 4 servings

    1 9-ounce package refrigerated whole wheat four-cheese ravioli

    1 tablespoon olive oil

    2 medium red and/or green sweet peppers, seeded and cut into thin strips

    2 medium carrots, thinly sliced

    1 medium onion, chopped

    2 cloves garlic, minced

    1 14.5-ounce can diced tomatoes, undrained

    3 tablespoons snipped fresh basil or 2 teaspoons dried basil, crushed

    Ground black pepper

    Snipped fresh basil and/or small basil leaves (optional)

    1 Cook pasta in boiling water according to package directions, except omit any oil or salt; drain. Return pasta to hot saucepan; cover and keep warm.

    2 Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet heat oil over medium-high heat. Add sweet peppers, carrots, onion, and garlic; cook and stir about 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir in undrained tomatoes and the 3 tablespoons snipped basil. Cook and stir about 2 minutes more or until heated through. Season to taste with black pepper.

    3 Add vegetable mixture to the cooked pasta; toss gently to combine. If desired, sprinkle with additional snipped basil and/or small basil leaves.

    PER SERVING: 287 cal., 10 g total fat (4 g sat. fat), 43 mg chol., 617 mg sodium, 38 g carb., 6 g fiber, 11 g pro.