Recipe by bellasbanquet
A.1. Original Sauce Recipe Contest Entry. The use of A.1. Sauce makes a wonderfully delicious robust sauce that pairs perfectly with Creamy Linguini Stuffed Tomatoes! A recipe you will be asked to make again and again
- 3⁄4 lb linguine
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 large onion, Diced
- 3 garlic cloves, diced
- 5 large fresh tomatoes
- 2 tablespoons A.1. Original Sauce
- 6 fresh basil leaves
- salt and pepper
- 10 ounces fresh spinach
- 3⁄4 cup walnuts
- 3⁄4 cup goat cheese
Directions See How It's Made
- In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook pasta a minute less then package directions for al dente.
- In a small sauce pan with 1 tablespoon oil, cook ¼ of the diced onion and 1 clove of diced garlic, on medium - low heat, until softened. Add in the inside of 4 hollowed out tomatoes and the remaining tomato that has been chopped, basil and salt and pepper to taste. Simmer tomatoes until tender and fallen apart. Carefully puree sauce in blender or processer. Return to pan and keep warm.
- In a small skillet on medium heat lightly toast walnuts then set aside.
- Meanwhile; in a large skillet with remaining oil sauté the remaining onion on medium -low heat until starting to soften, add in remaining garlic and cook for another minute. Toss in washed spinach, and continue to cook until spinach is wilted. Add drained pasta (reserve a cup of pasta water) to spinach mixture, stir in goat cheese and walnuts, thin sauce with pasta water if needed, season with salt and pepper to taste and toss to combine.
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Fill hollowed out tomatoes with pasta. Set on a cookie sheet and cook in oven for about 20 minutes or until tomato softens. Place sauce on serving plate(s) top with stuffed tomato and serve. Enjoy!