Personilized Pasta With Roasted Veggies and Shrimp

Recipe by LuckyMomof3
READY IN: 55mins
YIELD: 2 large




  • Sauce:
  • In a deep dish fry pan sautee bacon, onion and garlic over med-high heat until onion is soft and bacon is cooked but not too crispy.
  • Add can of tomatoes, oregano, parsley and basil.
  • Bring mixture to light boil and turn down to simmer DO NOT COVER, let it render down to make a thick sauce (about 20 min). Cover and keep hot.
  • Cook noodles so they are el dente. Rinse and drain.
  • Veggies:
  • Place veggies ( I used purple onion cut into eighths(held together with toothpick), whole baby carrots, celery cut on the bias, red pepper 2x2" squares, rounds of zucchini and broccoli flowerets) on a broiler pan in a single layer.
  • In blender put oil, vinegar and roasted garlic and puree until garlic is well blended into oil and vinegar.
  • Brush top side of veggies with oil mixture.
  • Broil veggies until they just start to blacken, about 5 minute.
  • Take out veggies and turn them over and brush uncooked side with oil mixture.
  • Return to broiler for another 5 min or until they start to blacken.
  • Cook and peel shrimp if using. Add to tomato sauce just before serving.
  • Serving:
  • Place 1/2 noodles in pasta bowl/plate.
  • Put 1/2 of sauce over pasta
  • Put 1/2 of veggies on top of sauce.
  • Garnish with parmesean and feta cheese if desired. (The feta adds a real nice flavor to your sauce).
  • Repeat with second plate/bowl.