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Monday, April 26, 2010

Pasta and Vegetable Sauce (vegetarian recipe)

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Pasta and vegetable Sauce

3 T olive oil

1 onion, sliced

2 garlic cloves, chopped

3 red bell peppers, seeded and cut in strips

3 zucchini, sliced

14 oz tomatoes

3 T sun dried tomato paste

2 T chopped fresh basil

8 oz pasta spirals

1 c swiss cheese

salt and pepper

Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan or casserole Add onion and garlic and cook, stirring til soft Add the bell peppers and zucchini and then cook for 5 minutes stir occasionally Add the tomatoes, un dried tomato paste basil and seasoning cover and cook 5 minutes Bring large pot salt water to boil Lower heat slightly and cook, uncovered 3 minutes or til just tender Drain and add to the vegies Toss to mix. Put mix into a shallow casserole dish and sprinkle with cheese Cook under broiler 5 minutes til cheese is golden Garnish with basil sprigs and serve.

source: practical vegetarian pasta cookbook dated 2002


  1. Yum, I love making big one-dish meals like this because there's enough for dinner and leftovers the next day. Also pasta dishes can be eaten cold or warm so there's variety. Thanks for sharing!

  2. Sounds simple and tasty. A great way to go!

    ~Aubree Cherie


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