I haven't participated in Presto Pasta Nights in quite awhile. Which is kind of strange because pasta is something I serve on a regular basis. So, tonight's dinner is going to be submitted to Tigerfish of Teczcape. You'll want to check out Tigerfish's blog on Friday for the full round-up of pasta dishes from the food blogging world!
Sometime last week I was on Twitter chatting and mentioned that I needed a quick and simple meal idea. Of course, I got several suggestions but one struck me as something I just knew I had to try. Michelle who writes Big Black Dog, has a great blog and while they were in the midst of construction they were cooking on just one or two hot plates - for over 1 year! No oven and no dishwasher, but let me tell you that she came up with a fantastic red sauce during that year without a proper stove.
Michelle came up with this sauce during construction and says that she made it quite often. The simplicity of the dish does not begin to tell you what flavor you'll find in each bite. The combination of the of herbs and spices made this a meal that my whole family loved. My Youngest could do without the tomatoes, but one day I'll convince him that they really are good! The sauce is very easy to prepare, a bit of chopping to be done but not too much. I made the Fall Back Linguine with Red Sauce according to the recipe, but did add some sliced mushrooms since they were calling from the fridge to be used.
|From Family, Friends and Food|
I actually had to make more pasta to go with the leftovers so that My Husband could have some for his lunch tomorrow. Overall, everyone enjoyed the sauce with My Oldest going back for additional servings 2 times! It was quick and easy to make, and I still have 1/2 a can of those tomatoes in the fridge so I'm sure I'll be returning to this one next week!