Hot Pasta...Raw Sauce

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by inpatskitchen

over 2 years ago

This recipe was entered in the contest for Your Best Vegetarian Pasta Recipe.


This recipe was entered in the contest for Your Best Recipe with Tomato and Basil.


This is great summertime fare... simple ingredients and a make ahead sauce...add sliced zucchini or diced cucumbers for a variation.

Serves 3 to 4

  • 4 cups seeded, chopped tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 crushed garlic cloves
  • 15 -20 black olives, such a kalamata, pitted and halved
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/3 cup chopped flat leaf parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup shredded fresh basil
  • 8 ounces dry pasta of your choice
  • Parmesan or Feta for serving (optional)
  1. Combine the tomatoes, oil, garlic, red pepper, olives and parsley in a bowl and let sit at room temperature for 3 to 6 hours, stirring occasionally.
  2. When ready to serve, cook the pasta according to package directions, reserving about 1/2 cup of the cooking liquid.
  3. Combine the tomato mixture, pasta and basil. Add pasta liquid for a looser sauce. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Garnish with cheese if desired
Edamam

Nutrition Info:

PER SERVING:

  • 683 calories
  • 41g total fat
  • 6g saturated fat
  • 0mg cholesterol
  • 211mg sodium
  • 70g carbohydrate (7g dietary fiber, 8g sugar)
  • 13g protein

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6 Comments Add a Comment
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    solitarycook says: Thunderstorms and pounding rain cancelled my bbq plans tonight, so made this instead. Wonderful!

    about 1 year ago Reply to this »
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    inpatskitchen says: I'm sooo glad you enjoyed! We need some thunderstorms and rain around here. Temp expected to be 102 here today with just a chance of rain or storms tonight.

    about 1 year ago
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    solitarycook says: I'll be in line behind Burnt Offerings at the tomato venue! This looks fantastic.

    about 1 year ago Reply to this »
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    inpatskitchen says: Served almost every week here...and as always, so easyE

    about 1 year ago
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    Burnt Offerings says: Can't wait to get good tomatoes to make this!

    over 2 years ago Reply to this »
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    inpatskitchen says: It's a summer staple for us! Thanks!

    over 2 years ago

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