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Did you know that red peppers contain more vitamin C than Citrus fruits? Well now you do 🙂 

Apart from this health benefit this dish with its sweet and fragrant bell pepper sauce is just a very creamy carb heaven for you to find comfort in <3

Linguine con Crema di Peperoni

Red peppers. Lovely sweet and fragrant in this creamy carb heaven.
Course Main Course, Pasta
Cuisine European, Italian
Keyword autumn, carb-heaven, easy, immune-booster, summer
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 340 g linguine or other pasta
  • 115 g raw cashew nuts
  • 5 long red bell peppers


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper

Add to Sauce

  • 1 deciliter pasta water regular water works as well
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder


  • Soak the cashews in hot water for at least 20 minutes.
  • Cut the peppers in halves lengthwise, remove the seeds and coat them with all the marinade ingredients.
  • Bake the peppers at 180°C for 20-25 minutes.
  • In the meantime cook your linguine according to the instructions on the packet.
  • Remove the peppers from the oven and add 2 of them (4 halves) to a blender along with the drained cashews and the other 'add to sauce' ingredients. Blend until smooth.
  • Mix the drained pasta with the sauce and serve with the remaining pepper halves.

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