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Vermicelli w/Chunky Vegetable Sauce
From: Karen C. Greenlee

Serving Size : 6

  • 16 ounces vermicelli pasta
  • 1 red bell pepper -- chopped
  • 1 medium onion -- chopped
  • 2 stalks celery -- chopped
  • 2 small zucchini -- sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic -- minced
  • 4 cups diced tomatoes
  • 1 6 oz can tomato paste
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil or 2 tbsp dried basil -- chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh oregano or 2 tsp dried oregano
Cook pasta per package directions.
Drain and pour into a wide serving bowl.

In a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, stir red peppers, onion, and celery until tender, about 5 minutes.
Add zucchini and garlic; cook until zucchini is tender.
Add tomatoes, tomato paste, salt, sugar and lemon juice.
Stir until tomato mixture comes to a boil, about 5 minutes.
Add basil and oregano and cook an additional minute.

Serve Chunky Vegetable Sauce over pasta.