Garden Bounty Vegetable Sauce - Tomatoe, Zucchini & Corn
Basic Vegetable Sauce
Tomatoes - 28 ounces
Corn - 1 cup - fresh or frozen
Zucchini - 1 1/2 cup, peeled, quartered and chopped into small slices
Fresh Garlic - 3 cloves chopped
Yellow Onion, small, diced
Course Salt, Ground Pepper
1 - Heat 1 teaspoon Olive Oil over medium heat.
2 - Add 3 cloves roughly chopped Garlic and 1 diced small yellow onion.
3 - Cook until translucent - about 3 - 5 minutes
4 - Add 1 3/4 teaspoons Ground Cumin and cook until fragrant - about 1 minute.
5 - Season with Coarse Salt & Ground Pepper - to taste
6 - Add 1 cup corn kernels and 1 small diced medium Zucchini and cook until crisp-tender,.about 2 minutes.
7 - Add 28 ounces of Tomatoes - I use fresh tomatoes, a mixture of Red, Yellow, Roma (quartered) and Cherry Tomatoes. Just make sure you add enough (including juices) to reach the desired measure of 28 ounces.
8 - Bring to a simmer and cook until the mixture is heated through - about 5minutes.
9 - Season to taste with more Coarse Salt & Ground Pepper if needed.
1 pound Ground Beef
If you have 1 pound of Ground Beef on hand, add it after step 3, Brown meat at medium-high,and cook until no longer pink, breaking up meat with a wooden spoon.
1 pound Pasta - your choice of type, Rigatoni, Spiral, etc.
Cook pasta in salted boiling water per package directions. Drain.
Serve: Divide pasta among bowls, top with meat or vegetable sauce and sprinkle with Grated Cheddar & Parmesean Cheese.
Uevich - Family Recipe
Yellow Onion, 1 large, roughly chopped
Tomatoes - 6 large, peeled and chopped (can use stewed tomatoes too)
Sweet Peppers - 2 large, any colour, quartered and chopped into slim bands
Garlic Clove - 1 large, chopped
1 Cup Rice
White Sugar - 1 teaspoon
1 Tbsp Olive Oil or Crisco
Course Salt - 1 teaspoon
1 - Place tomatoe in pot of boiling water
2 - Wait 2 minutes,
3 - Remove tomaote to cutting board
4 - Cut, skin and peel should come off easily. Discard peel
1 - In separate pot, boil rice per instructions on package
2 - In a dutch oven pot, add Oil and bring heat up to medium.
3 - Add Onion and Garlic and saute until translucent, covering with lid, and stirring every minute (3 to 5)
4 - Add chopped Tomatoes, Peppers and Salt.
5 - Cook for 15 minutes until thick and saucey.
6 - Add Rice. Cook a few minutes. Taste
7 - Add sugar, stir, serve