Friday, February 25, 2011

Milanese style pasta : WK59/5

Serves 4 : Very easy : Quick
240gm penne

4 rashers lean back bacon, chopped
1 onion, chopped
1 stick celery, sliced
½ tsp crushed garlic
1 red pepper, chopped
1 x 400gm can chopped tomatoes
1 Tblsp tomato puree
1 tsp oregano
120gm button mushrooms
¼ cup white wine
Fresh parsley, chopped

Cook the penne according to the instructions on the packet.
Once al dente, drain and keep warm.

Spray a large sauce pan with non-stick cooking spray.
Dry-fry the bacon, onion, celery, garlic and red pepper over a medium heat, until the onion starts to soften.
Add the mushrooms and wine and simmer for 5 minutes.
Add the tomatoes, puree and oregano.
Simmer the sauce for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Serve the sauce over the pasta, garnished with parsley.

For a vegetarian version, leave out the bacon.

1 comment:

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