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                       Pasta Ooooh Baby I.E.S.JJGF65A
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Pasta                            Italian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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                         -----PHILLY.INQUIER-----
                         Boiling salted water
      1/2  Large         onion -- sliced medium
    2      Large         tomatoes ( firm but
                         Thick
                         Juicy)
    1      cloves        garlic minced -- (1 to 2)
    8      ounce         Rigatni,ziti -- or other pasta
    8      ounce         Fresh button mushrooms -- whole
    4      tablespoon    Extra virgin olive oil
    1      tablespoon    Minced fresh basil or thyme
    2      Medium        small zucchini -- about
                         Salt to taste
    1      lb.           sliced 3/4 thick
                         Fresh ground pepper to taste
    2      Medium        small yellow summer
                         Cayenne pepper to taste
                         Squash -- 1 lb.sliced 3/4"thic
                         Freshly grated parmesan or
    1      Bunch         scallions -- trimmed
                         Romano cheese
                         White only.
 
 When the water is boiling,core the tomatoes and slash a little X on the blossom
end.Plunge fruit into boiling water 20 to 25 seconds,then remove with slotted
spoon.At this point,add pasta to the boiling water.Cool and peel the tomato under
cold running water.Cut into thickish wedges.Reserve...
 In a large saute or frying pan,heat the oil over high heat.When sizzling hot,add
the zucchini and summer squash and cook,stirring and tossing until vegetables
brown 4 to 6 minutes.Add the scallions,onion and garlic.Reduce heat and
cook,stirring often,another 2 to 3 minutes.Add the mushrooms,reserved
tomatoes,basil,salt,pepper and cayenne;bring mixture to a boil and immediately
cover pan tightly and simmer 2 to 3 minutes...
 Remove lid and adjust seasonings to taste.Spoon sauce over drained hot pasta and
add the freshly grated cheese.Makes 4 entree or 6 appetizer servings........
 
 
 
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