Pasta con Tonno

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This dish is delicious and easy to make. Try it, you’ll like it.

serves 4 adults

Ingredients:

  • spaghetti pasta  (I prefer fresh or gluten-free)
  • 1 28 oz. can crushed tomatoes
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1-2 cans 5 oz. tonno (Genova)

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  • 1 c. kalamata olives, pitted
  • 1 cube beef bouillon
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • chopped basil

Directions

(meanwhile boil water for pasta, cook al dente, drain)

  • heat crushed tomatoes, add sugar and bouillon
  • add garlic, cook approx. 10 min., remove
  • add tonno, cook approx. 10 min.
  • add olives, cook 5-10 min
  • add 2/3 of the basil
  • pour over drained pasta
  • garnish with remaining basil

Buon Appetito!

Penne or Farfalle with Shrimp

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serves 2-3 adults

Ingredients:

  • penne or farfalle pasta  (I prefer fresh or gluten-free)
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 c. cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 lb. shrimp (med size)
  • chopped basil
  • crushed red pepper

Directions

(meanwhile boil water for pasta, cook al dente, drain)

  • heat olive oil in sauté pan
  • brown garlic, remove
  • add tomatoes and 1/2 of the basil, sauté  approx. 10 min.
  • add shrimp, cook 5-10 min
  • pour over drained pasta
  • garnish with remaining basil
  • sprinkle crushed red pepper (to taste)
  • add more olive oil if necessary

Buon Appetito!

No Time? No worries. Delicious healthy pasta in 30 min.

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Servings 2-3 adults.

Ingredients

  • gluten free pasta
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • chopped assorted vegetables: zucchini, onion, asparagus, mushrooms, green beans.
  • can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cube beef bouillon
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • chopped fresh basil

Directions

(meanwhile, boil water for pasta, cook al dente, drain)

  • heat olive oil in sauté  pan.
  • brown garlic cloves, remove.
  • add vegetables and sauté  approx. 10 min. (should be soft with slightly firm center)
  • add crushed tomatoes, beef bouillon, sugar, basil.  mix well.
  • cook approx. 15 min.
  • pour over cooked pasta.
  • garnish with remaining chopped fresh basil

Buon Appetito!