Category Archives: Pasta Sauces

Pesto

Ingredients: 4 Garlic cloves Salt 1/4 cup of walnuts (or pine nuts/pistachio nuts) 3 cups of loosely packed fresh basil leaves 1/2 cup of Parmesan 1/2 cup of extra virgin olive oil Directions: in food processor process garlic, salt, and nuts until finely chopped Add basil leaves and olive oil  and process until smooth Add …

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Tapanade

Ingredients: 1/2 lb of Kalamata olives 2 Tbsp of capers 2-3 cloves of garlic, thinly sliced 2 Anchovy fillets Lemon zest to taste Red pepper flakes 1/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil Directions: Roughly chop olives and place in food processor with  capers, garlic anchovies, lemon zest, and pepper flakes Process adding olive oil …

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Easy Marinara Sauce

Easy Marinara Sauce Friday, September 26th, 2014 Ingredients: 1 28 oz. can of Contadina Crushed Tomatoes or equivalent 2-3 tbsp. of Tomato paste ½ large onion, roughly chopped 2-3 large cloves of garlic, chopped 1 or more teaspoons of dried oregano or basil ½ tsp. of granulated sugar ¼ cup of Extra Dry Vermouth (or …

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Eggplant Bake

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012 This is a lasagna with egg plant instead of pasta . Ingredients 1 large eggplant cut lengthwise into 1/2 inch strips extra virgin olive oil 1 onion finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 28 ounce can of crushed or diced tomatoes 1/2 tablespoon of dried oregano Handful of fresh basil, chopped …

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