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Light Olive Oil & Garlic Sauce for Pasta Recipe

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This recipe for Light Olive Oil & Garlic Sauce for Pasta, by , is from The Sgambati Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Teresa Vinikoff
Added: Monday, April 7, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 green or red pepper, diced
2 celery stems, diced
1 t minced garlic
4 T olive oil, divided
1 lb pasta, cooked according to box directions
salt and pepper, to taste
1 T parsley
1/4 t oregano

Directions:
Directions:
Saute pepper, celery and minced garlic in 1 T olive oil until crisp tender.

Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, place in large pasta bowl and toss with 3T olive oil.

When done, pour sautéed mixture over pasta. Season with salt, pepper, parsley and oregano. Serve with warm bread, if desired.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
You can add vegetables of your choosing to this easy sauce, like peas, carrots, tomatoes, broccoli, etc. - whatever you like. This sauce is an alternative to tomato sauce for people who either don't like it or can't have it.

 

 

 

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