Pasta in Southwestern Sauce

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Aunt Cookie

From a very old Vegetarian Times magazine. I don't know how "southwestern" sun-dried tomatoes really are...regardless, this is a good, easy sauce for pasta.

Top Review by Samthelittlechef

OMG!! This is sooo good!! Instead of shallots I used an onion and I didn't have any sun-dried tomatoes so I just added a half a tomato. Instead of jalapeno peppers I used serrano. It is wonderful!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the sherry and oil in a heavy skillet over med-high until it boils.
  2. Saute the garlic and shallots for 3 minutes, stirring.
  3. Add the both types of tomatoes and the jalapenos.
  4. Reduce heat to low, and cook for 20 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  5. While sauce simmers, prepare the pasta (fresh pasta should only need to boil for 5 minutes or less). Stir the fresh pasta occasionally, as it can get pretty sticky.
  6. Drain the pasta, rinse briefly with hot water, and drain again.
  7. Add the pasta to the skillet with the sauce, then sprinkle in the fresh herbs.
  8. Toss pasta and sauce together, then serve immediately.

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