Rustic Tomato Sauce with Roasted Peppers and Cannellini Beans

Ingredients

4 cloves of garlic - chopped
3 stalks of celery - chopped
½ cup sliced sweet marinated roasted red peppers - sliced - plus a little pepper juice
¼ cup roasted marinated hot cherry peppers – sliced
1 onion – sliced
¼ cup chopped olives - coarsely chopped
29 oz. can cannellini beans – rinsed and drained
28 oz. can crushed tomatoes
½ tsp. of salt
Dashes of black pepper
Dashes of dried oregano
Dashes of red pepper flakes
½ cup chicken broth
¼ cup red wine
Olive oil – for drizzling
Romano cheese
1 lb. box of spaghetti

Preparation

1
Heat a large frying pan with a drizzle of olive oil. Add the onions and celery and sauté until the onions are slightly caramelized and soft.
2
Add the peppers, both hot and sweet and the garlic, and the olives. Add the crushed tomatoes, seasonings and the cannellini beans. Continue to gently simmer.
3
Add the chicken broth, the wine and a tablespoon or two of the marinated juice from the peppers. Continue to gently simmer.
4
Prepare the spaghetti as directed.
5
When the spaghetti is ready lift it from the water into the frying pan. Drizzle a little olive oil over the spaghetti and few dashes of red pepper flakes and grated Romano cheese and toss.

 



About

This is both delicious and satisfying with a good loaf of bread.

With Love,

Catherine
xo

Added:

Saturday, June 9, 2012 - 3:52pm

Related Cooking Videos