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Subject: Summer Pasta Sauces
Date Posted: 6/14/2010 8:07 PM ET
Member Since: 8/14/2008
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What are some quick, easy pasta sauces you make that are 'Summer sauces'?
there is one I make that I like. First the tomatoes have to come in, so I am a bit overwhelmed with them. I keep some in the fridge marinating in balsamic vinegar with sliced onions, to keep the tomatoes a bit longer and have a cool, yummy quick veggie salad at the ready.

To make my hot and cold summer bacon and tomato spaghetti sauce, I boil the pasta, and chop the bacon and fry it. While the pasta is boiling and the bacon in frying, I chop some marinated tomatoes and onions cold from the fridge. When the pasta is drained, I pour the hot bacon and the cold tomatoes on and give it a toss, and eat while the temperature differences are still evident. It's very yummy that way.

I just found a new recipe for Linguine in a cream sauce with roasted grape tomatoes, roasted red peppers and roasted onions.

What are your favorite summery pasta sauces?

Date Posted: 6/14/2010 10:00 PM ET
Member Since: 10/17/2006
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The one my family likes is cooked tri-color rotini, in a sauce made of mayonnaise, garlic, red wine vinegar, basil,  salt and pepper, to which are added cut-up thuringer or summer sausage, cherry tomatoes, green pepper, and ripe olives.  Personally, I like to put in bits of nippy cheese and chopped cucumber in it, but I have yet to convert some of the other members of the family as to the cucumbers..