You are here

Member since April 2003

Fresh and Funky Pasta

What you need: 

2 - 4 large tomatoes diced
4 - 6 medium mushrooms sliced
1/2 onion chopped
salt and ground black pepper
4 cloves of garlic minced
1 zucchini diced
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 red or green pepper (better with red) sliced
2 - 4 large *fresh* leaves of basil chopped
handful of chopped *fresh* cilantro (could be subd with oregano)
About a pound of your favorite pasta (I usually use shells or spaghetti)

What you do: 

Dice all veggies and set aside. Begin boiling pasta. In a large skillet saute garlic and onion on medium heat in olive oil and salt and pepper until onion is translucent and garlic is slightly brown. Add mushrooms and saute for a couple minutes until mushrooms are soft and a dark brown. Add chopped tomatoes, red peppers and zucchini, cover and let simmer for about 10 minutes. Add cilantro and basil and cook for about 3 - 4 more minutes. Serve over pasta with a crisp salad. Its a treat if you set aside a few slices of your fresh red bell pepper and add it to your salad. Yum!

Preparation Time: 
20 min
Cooking Time: 
Recipe Category: 


Be the first to add a comment.

Log in or register to post comments