Friday, 30 March 2007

Vegetable Ratatoulie Style Pasta

Makes 3-4 portions but easily doubled:
Cooking time: 30 mins apx

approx 300g fusili or penne
1 courgette, chopped into 1cm slices and quartered
1 tin chopped tomatoes
2 Sticks celery, sliced into 1cm chunks
1 onion diced
1 tbsp chili olive oil
20g butter
1 clove garlic crushed
1/2 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp dried italian herbs
30g grated cheese - optional - sub veggie version according to preference

1) In a large saute style pan, heat the oil and butter, also bring a large pan of water to the boil

2) In the saute pan, add the onion and fry for 2 mins, then add celery and courgette and cover, fry for about 6 mins until softened. Now and add the pasta to the boiling water.

3) Now add the garlic to the veg pan and seasonings, pour over the tomatoes and mix well, cook for about 15-20 mins until veg soft and cooked through

4) Drain the pasta and combine with vegetables and cheese and serve.

Also is very nice cold and would make a great picnic dish.

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