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                          PEPPERY PORTUGESE PASTA
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Pasta
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2       tb           Olive Oil
    2       md           Onions, Peeled and Coarsely
                         -Chopped
    2                    Carrots, Peeled and Finely
                         -Chopped
    3                    Leeks, Trimmed and Roughly
                         -Chopped
    4       lg           Tomatoes, Skinned and
                         -Chopped
    1 1/2   ts           Tomato Puree
    3       ts           Dried Basil
    2       ts           Hot Chilli Sauce
    2                    Cloves Garlic, Peeled and
                         -Crushed
    3       oz           French Beans, Trimmed
                         Salt and Pepper
                         -----TO SERVE-----
                         Cooked Spaghetti
                         Grated Cheese
                         -----TO GARNISH-----
                         Olives
                         Chopped Parsley
 
   In a saucepan, heat olive oil. Add onions, carrots and
   leeks, and saute over a low heat for 10 minutes, until
   they start to soften.
   
   Mix in the chopped tomatoes, tomato puree, basil, hot
   chilli sauce and garlic. Simmer, Covered, for 15
   minutes.
   
   Add french beans and continue cooking, uncovered, for
   a further 10 minutes, or until mixture is reduced.
   Season to taste.
   
   Serve vegetable mixture on a bed of spaghetti, and top
   with grated cheese. Garnish with olives and chopped
   parsley.
   
   Source: CHAT Magazine
  
 
 
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