Vegetable Spaghetti Recipe

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Vegetable Spaghetti

Leanne D.

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@kitchenkaterer

Since I quit eating meat about 6 months ago,I make this dish often.Even my husband who is a big meat eater loves this spaghetti.
You can skip the step to sauté the spaghetti in the garlic flavored olive oil,I do it for flavor as pasta is bland when you don't cook the pasta in the sauce.Or you can cook the pasta in the sauce a few minutes,then top with Parmesan.


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Rating:

Method:

Saute

Ingredients

olive oil
1 c onions,chopped
1/2 green bell pepper,chopped
1 red or yellow bell pepper,chopped
1 lb. mushrooms,sliced
2 small zucchini,sliced
6 garlic cloves,crushed
3-4 anchovy fillets
1/2 c black olives,chopped coarsely
3 tablespoons capers
1 c can or fresh tomatoes,diced
28 oz. can tomato sauce
crushed red pepper flakes,to taste
salt,black pepper,dried basil and oregano,to taste
fresh parsley,chopped
spaghetti
3 garlic cloves,sliced thin
parmesan cheese,freshly grated

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat olive oil in a skillet,sauté onions,bell peppers,zucchini and mushrooms until soft.Add garlic and anchovies and sauté a few minutes,breaking up the anchovies until melted.Add tomatoes,tomato sauce,crushed red pepper flakes,oregano,basil,garlic powder and parsley,simmer 30 minutes or until tomatoes and onions have disintergrated into sauce. Taste for seasoning.
Cook pasta al dente according to package directions.In a skillet sauté garlic in olive oil,add pasta and coat with oil,season with salt and pepper,add a small amount of sauce and cook pasta a minute or so,plate pasta,top with additional sauce,sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian