Penne Alla Vecchia Bettola – pasta recipe with Oven Roasted Tomato Sauce from the famous East Hampton’s restaurant: Nick and Toni’s, featured by Ina Garten on Food Network – Barefoot Contessa; with my little twist of using fresh tomatoes from my own garden.
Slow Cooker Eggplant Lasagna is a perfect meal that incorporates seasonal ingredients (like ripe eggplant and fresh basil), requires minimal preparation, and is prepared entirely in a slow cooker.
Parmesan Spinach Orzo can serve as a super quick and flavorful side dish, or a vegetarian entree. It contains only 4 ingredients and it’s ready in 15 minutes. This is a perfect recipe for a busy weeknight dinner.
Farfalle Pasta Salad Mediterranean Style is a great pasta salad with super fresh ingredients like cucumbers, tomatoes, onions and peppers. Kalamata Olives, marinated artichokes and feta cheese, combine to enhance those mediterranean flavors. Dressed with a red wine based vinaigrette, instead of mayo, makes for super light and refreshing spin on a classic.