It’s no secret that I am inspired by all things internet. I cruise food sites and have for years and years, why I waited so long to do a food site is beyond me, and have found some fantastic recipes.
[Tweet “Sweet roasted red peppers make this sauce so delish – you won’t believe how easy it is to make!”]
Enter Gluten Free Roasted Red Pepper Pasta from Minimalist Baker. Yes, this recipe was so good, I made minimal changes to it, which is not something I do frequently. I like to take a recipe and mix it up a little, add my own touches and such, but not this one. This one was so good, even the small modifications I made didn’t change it, and I’m glad because it is so delish!
I used 3 red peppers from the garden, and I put them into the oven at 500° for about 12 minutes on both sides to roast them. Man they smelled so good! Afterwards, I covered in foil for 10 minutes to steam.
I used my Cuisinart food processor and mixed the peppers (after I peeled them and cut out the stalk and scraped the seeds) and the other ingredients until smooth. Then you throw the mix back into the skillet you used to sautee the onions and garlic and let it simmer and thicken, threw it on some gluten free pasta and oh my goodness was it good!
Don’t believe me? Well, there were 5 of us eating and I didn’t have enough left over to even put up for lunch tomorrow, but I have the suspicion that it was the side of the bowl that the sauce was lightest – but I could be wrong. It could have been because we were all so full we couldn’t eat another bite.
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Recipe straight from Minimalist Baker – the only change I made was I used parsley and a little bit of garlic salt in mine and substituted an onion for the shallots because, well, I grew a whole mess of onions out back. My garden is 75′ X 50′ so I had more than enough (and will at least until next Spring) and I just didn’t feel like getting out today. Oh, and I used half and half instead of almond milk because we’re not vegan, oh and I skipped the nutritional yeast because I didn’t have any of that either. I guess I made a few changes, but they were small.