Mediterranean Pasta


Copycat of the restaurant chain Earl’s Mediterranean Linguine. You can easily add a pound of chicken breasts or prawns for protein. This pairs really well with both red and white wines and cooks up extremely fast.

Ingredients: [‘san marzano tomatoes’, ‘olive oil’, ‘sherry wine vinegar’, ‘lemon zest’, ‘oregano’, ‘chili flakes’, ‘olive oil’, ‘garlic cloves’, ‘grape tomatoes’, ‘kalamata olive’, ‘roasted red pepper’, ‘vegetable broth’, ‘cornstarch’, ‘parsley’, ‘salt and pepper’, ‘pasta’]

Quantity of Ingredients: [“1 cup canned san marzano tomatoes, roughly chopped “,”1/2 cup olive oil”,”1/3 cup sherry wine vinegar (can substitute red wine vinegar)”,”1 tablespoon lemon zest (donu0027t skip this, it takes the dish from good to heavenly)”,”1 pinch oregano”,”1 pinch chili flakes”,”1 tablespoon olive oil”,”2 -3 large garlic cloves, minced “,”1 pint grape tomatoes”,”1/4 cup pitted kalamata olive, roughly chopped “,”1/4 cup roasted red pepper, roughly chopped “,”1 cup vegetable broth (or 1 bouillon cube dissolved in 1 cup water)”,”1 tablespoon cornstarch”,”1/4 cup mixed fresh basil and parsley”,” salt and pepper”,”1 lb pasta (recommend linguine or penne)”]

Number of Servings: 4

Steps: [‘Cook the pasta and drain.’, ‘In a bowl mix the canned tomatoes, 1/2 cup olive oil, sherry vinegar, lemon zest, chilli flakes, oregano and a pinch of salt and pepper. Stir until well combined.’, ‘Combine the 1 tbsp of cornstarch with the vegetable broth.’, ‘Heat the remaining 1 tbsp of olive oil in a pan and add the garlic, olives, red peppers and cherry tomatoes. Saute? until the cherry tomato skins start to blister, about 2-3 minutes. Be very careful not to overcook the garlic.’, ‘Add the vegetable broth + cornstarch as well as the tomato sauce base. Bring to a light boil and let simmer for about five minutes.’, ‘Add the pasta, fresh herbs and additional salt and pepper to taste.’, ‘Serve. (Tip: Garnish with feta and some more fresh herbs.).’]

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