Fresh Tomato Sauce with Grilled Veggies and Macaroni

Ingredients

For the Sauce:
3 lbs. fresh tomatoes
½ onion
5 cloves of garlic
Handful of fresh basil
Salt
Black pepper
Dried oregano
Red pepper flakes
Olive oil – for drizzling
1 lb. of your favorite macaroni
Romano cheese for grating
For the Veggies:
2 red bell peppers – sliced
3 zucchini – sliced
1 sweet onion – sliced
Salt
Pepper
Olive oil

Preparation

1
Place all of the ingredients for the tomato sauce in a blender or food processor and give a few good chops. Use the seasonings to taste.
2
Heat a large frying pan with a drizzle of olive oil and place the ingredients from the blender in the pan. Let this gently cook on a low heat.
3
Heat a griddle or large frying pan with a drizzle of olive oil and place the veggies on the pan. Let these grill until a nice color is achieved.
4
Place the veggies as they are finished cooking in the sauce.
5
Let the sauce simmer on low for at least one hour, the longer the better the sauce tastes.
6
Prepare the macaroni as directed. Drain and toss with the sauce and finish off with a drizzle of olive oil, red pepper flakes and grated Romano cheese.

 



Added:

Sunday, July 29, 2012 - 10:20am

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