Mediterranean Pasta Sauce for Penne

Recipe by quikgourmet
READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cut zucchini, eggplant, bell pepper, onion, and celery into 1/2 inch pieces.
  • Put a pot of water on to boil for cooking pasta, if preparing at same time as sauce.
  • In a large nonstick skillet, heat 1T olive oil over medium-high heat.
  • Add diced vegetables. Saute until tender, about 10 minutes.
  • Add minced garlic and cook, stirring for 1 minute more.
  • Add wine and stir until wine is almost evaporated, about 2 minutes.
  • Add tomatoes and juice. With tomatoes,grab and rip hard stem off each tomato and then hand crush the tomato before adding it to the sauce (or you can chop them :).
  • Add thyme (or oregano), salt, and pepper.
  • Bring to a simmer and cook until thickened, 10-15 minutes.
  • Toss with penne and serve!
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