Dinner Recipes- Pasta

Homemade Pasta Sauce

Ingredients

  • Cento San Marzano Organic Peeled Tomatoes (28 oz)
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh garlic
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped basil
  • 1/2 t stevia (optional)
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Heat oil in saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add onion and saute until translucent.
  3. Add garlic and gently brown.
  4. Add tomatoes and sprinkle stevia.
  5. Add salt & pepper to taste.
  6. After tossed with pasta, add the fresh basil.

Pasta Salad

Pasta:

  • 1 package of gluten-free pasta
  • Fresh ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 yellow squash cut up into 1/4 inch thick discs
  • 1 zucchini squash cut up into 1/4 inch thick discs
  • 1 cup sliced sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1 cup fresh-cut basil leaves cut into thin strips
  • 1/2 cup fresh-cut parsley leaves finely dices
  • 1 cup of chopped fresh tomatoes
  • 1/2 t stevia
  • 1 cup green grapes cut in half

Dressing:

  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon stone ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup virgin olive oil
  1. Prepare pasta to directions; when done toss in olive oil, agave nectar, pepper
  2. Sear the squash in a skillet for three minutes with 1/2 teaspoon of olive oil and salt/pepper (a pinch each)
  3. For the dressing put all ingredients in a blender
  4. Toss the veggies, grapes and dressing all together (basically throw it all in a bowl and STIR)
  5. Add grilled chicken, seafood or 2 tablespoons of chia seed to have a protein balance

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