Yield: 6 Servings
|¼ cup||Olive oil|
|\N \N||Pinches of basil; mint and|
|1 large||Garlic clove chopped|
|2 teaspoons||Tomato paste|
|1 \N||14 oz can peeld italian|
|\N \N||Plum tomatoes|
|1 \N||8 oz can sweet peas or|
|\N \N||Equivilent frozen|
|1 pounds||Small shells; ditalin or|
|\N \N||Macaroni cooked|
|\N \N||Grated romano or parmesan|
In skillet heat oil and saute onion and garlic until transpaprent.Add the tomato paste and mix well. ad the tomatoes with their liquid, breaking up tomatoes with a fork. Add the undrained can of peas and simmer all gently and season with the basil, mint etc. to taste.
meanwhile prepare macaroni etc. Drain and do not rinse. Add this to the sauce and stir well. Remember that this dish is in the soup family . Serve in bowels topped with fresh grated cheese and serve with italian bread for a nourishing lunch.