Sweet Red Pepper Sauce for Pasta

Posted by: Angel 08-27-99 6:40 AM pt (US)

Sweet Red Pepper Sauce for Pasta
Yield: 4 Servings

2 large Very red sweet Peppers
2 tbl. Water to saute
2 cups Coarsely chopped onions
2 tsp. Minced garlic
1/2 tsp. Hot red pepper flakes (opt)
1 cup Vegtable stock
Salt and Pepper to taste
1/4 cup Chopped Basil
1 lb Cooked pasta

Cut peppers lengthwise in half. Scrape away and discard stems, veins and seeds and chop peppers coarsely.

Heat water in a large saucepan and add peppers. Cook, stirring, about 5 minutes (add more water if required). Add onions, garlic and red pepper flakes and cook, stirring, 2 minutes longer.

Add stock, salt and pepper. Cover and cook 15 minutes.

Ladle sauce into a blender and blend thoroughly. Return mixture to pan and bring to a boil. Cook about 2 minutes and stir in basil.

Serve with cooked pasta.

Note: Can substitute Yellow or Orange peppers

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