Roasted garlic pasta

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 Heads garlic
8 ounces Radiatore pasta
2 teaspoons Olive oil
1 medium Onion; chopped
1 medium Red bell pepper; 1-inch pieces
2 cups Steamed asparagus; 1-inch pieces
4 ounces Tomato sauce
2 cups Tomatoes; chopped
4 tablespoons Fresh basil
¼ teaspoon Salt
¼ teaspoon Black pepper
4 tablespoons Parmesan cheese

Cut heads of garlic so all cloves are exposed. Wrap in foil and bake for 40 minutes at 350x. Squeeze the cloves to extract the softened garlic. Chop the garlic into a smooth paste. Set aside. Cook pasta. Heat olive oil in a saute pan on high heat. Add the onions and saute for 2 minutes. Add the red pepper and reduce heat to medium high. Saute for 5 minutes. Add the garlic paste, asparagus, and tomato sauce. Saute for 2 minutes. Add the tomatoes, salt, pepper, and half the basil. Mix thoroughly with the pasta. Garnish with grated cheese, remaining basil, and a sprig of basil leaves.

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Posted to MC-Recipe Digest by "gswindell@..." <gswindell@...> on Apr 27, 1998

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