Difficulty Level: Easy
My husband normally just eats whatever I put in front of him, but occasionally he will make a special request. The other day he asked for some homemade pasta, which I haven't done for a while. So I got out my wonderful pasta maker and made some linguini. I'm getting pretty good at it so it really doesn't take much time at all.
I have a new cookbook called The Canadian Living Slow Cooker Collection which I've been itching to try, so I made the Puttanesca sauce which was absolutely delicious. Not only that, I think it is the easiest pasta sauce I have ever made. Five minutes of prep time and five hours in the crock pot and five minutes for the pasta and I was ladling up this wonderful, garlicky tangy sauce which was perfect with the homemade pasta.
I used my homemade canned tomatoes, and next time I make this I might even toss in some of my canned red peppers as well. This is one of those really satisfying vegetarian meals that I know I'll be making a lot.
|2 tbsp||extra-virgin olive oil|
|8||cloves garlic, minced|
|1/2 tsp||dried oregano|
|1/2 tsp||hot pepper flakes|
|pinch of pepper|
|1 can||tomato paste|
|1 cup||sliced pitted Kalamata olives|
|1 cup||pimiento-stuffed olives, sliced|
|1/2 cup||minched fresh parsley|
From The Canadian Living Slow Cooker Collection by Elizabeth Baird and the Canadian Living Test Kitchen
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