Simply Filling and Core Recipes - Recipe of the Day: Tomato-Sage Pasta




aghiowa
03-24-2005, 10:08 AM
Tomato-Sage Pasta

Description:
"No matter what the season, plum tomatoes blended with garlic, sweet
pepper, and sage make a tasty sauce for pasta."

Serving Size : 4

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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2 cloves garlic -- minced
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 1/2 pounds Roma tomatoes -- peeled and quartered
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 small green or yellow pepper -- cut into thin strips
1 tablespoon snipped fresh sage
OR
1 teaspoon dried sage -- crushed
4 ounces whole wheat linguine or fettuccine

For sauce, in a medium saucepan cook the garlic in hot oil for 30 seconds. Stir in the tomatoes, salt, and black pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 12 minutes. Stir in sweet pepper and sage. Simmer, uncovered, about 5 minutes more or until desired consistency.

Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions, except omit any oil or salt. Drain. Return pasta to saucepan. Add sauce to cooked pasta; toss genlty to coat.