A Play on Pasta

Posted by on Jun 8, 2015 in Vegetables | 1 comment

Not too long ago I sorted through some packages of vacuum-packed food stuff our family lovingly calls “freezer frights”; a simple truth coined by my brother’s darling daughters.   MP has a giant machine living in our laundry room which tends to this preservation.

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Based on a tiny tot of roasted garden tomatoes from a summer past,

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I combed the crookneck vine for more inspiration.  Egged on by a craving for pasta in a less carb state of mind, crook-noodles were presented.

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A sturdy orphan leek.

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garlic, anchovies, and, crushed red pepper sautéed in a cast iron skillet commenced;

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then shards of squash and tomatoes (or a 14-ounce can of San Marzano tomatoes) simmered to the finish line.

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Just two or three ounces of cooked linguini held the dish together

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topped with fresh basil, lemon zest, and a high dusting of Parmesan crowned it—

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Pasta!

 

One Comment

  1. 6-8-2015

    Great Idea!

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