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Garden Fresh Pasta Saute


Gather fresh vegetables and herbs from your garden for this quick and delicious recipe.  Total preparation and cooking time:  20 minutes

Cherry Tomatoes - 1 dozen
Plum Tomatoes - 6
Green Pepper - 1 large or 2 small
Sweet Onions - 1 large
Yellow Squash or Zucchini - 2 medium
3/4 pounds cooked pasta 
     or rice noodles

Cut the plum tomatoes, green peppers, onions and squash into bite size chunks.  Crush the garlic and lightly saute in 1/2 cup olive oil.  Add plum tomatoes, peppers, onions and squash - saute for 10 minutes over medium high heat.  Add cherry tomatoes, and herbs - saute for an additional five minutes.  Toss with pasta or rice noodles, season with salt and pepper to taste.. 

Helpful tips:  Adjust the amount of vegetables and olive oil based on the number of servings (the above recipe is for 3 - 4 servings).  For softer vegetables saute with pan covered.  Try adding fresh carrots, green beans, or broccoli for a slightly different taste.

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