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Medterranean Vegetable Pasta

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Veggie simple pasta meal

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  • 1 desert Spoon of Olive Oil
  • 1 small onion
  • 1clove garlic
  • 1/2 red pepper deseeded and roughly chopped
  • 1/2 yellow pepper " " " "
  • 200g tinned chopped tomatoes
  • 1/2 tsp caster sugar
  • 1tsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 80g dried Penne pasta
  • fresh or dried basil
  • 10g Parmesan cheese finely grated.


    1. Mist a pan with the oil and fry over a low heat for 5 minutes stirring until starting to soften. Add the garlic and fry for a further 1 minute, stirring frequently.
    2. Add the peppers with a splash of water and fry, stirring for 5 minutes. Stir in the the tomatoes, 1/2 a can of water and the caster sugar and cook over a low heat, stirring occasionally, for 20-25 minutes, until thickened. Stir in the olive oil and season.
    3. Bring a pan of water to the boil and add the penne. Simmer for 8-10 minutes until cooked but still with some bite. Drain and add to the tomatato sauce. Stir to mix. Transfer to a warm plate and serve garnished with a few fresh basil leaves and the parmesan cheese for sprinkling.

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