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Pasta and noodles

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  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion, finely diced
  • 1 medium shallot, finely diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh oregano
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh marjoram
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 stalk celery, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 2 medium carrots, (about 5 ounces), peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 eggplant, (about 14 ounces), cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 red bell pepper, (about 7 ounces), cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 zucchini, (about 8 ounces), cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 8 cups Homemade Chicken Stock, or low-sodium canned
  • 2 fourteen-and-a-half-ounce cans whole peeled tomatoes
  • 1 cup canned cranberry beans, drained and rinsed
  • 6 ounces colored pasta shells, cooked
  • Parmesan cheese, for garnish (optional)

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Orecchiette with Mushrooms, Radicchio, and Gorgonzola

  • Coarse salt
  • 1/2 pound orecchiette (ear-shaped pasta) or conchiglie (medium shells)
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling
  • 1 medium shallot, minced (about 1/4 cup)
  • 1/4 teaspoon red-pepper flakes
  • 8 ounces assorted mushrooms, such as cremini, shiitake, and oyster, stemmed and cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 3 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (from about 1 lemon)
  • 1/2 head radicchio, sliced crosswise into thin strips (about 2 cups)
  • 2 ounces Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste

Pasta with Sausage, Leeks, and Lettuce

Time:30 mins
  • 3/4 pound sweet Italian sausages, casings removed
  • 2 bunches leeks (about 3 pounds total), white and light-green parts only, halved lengthwise, cut into 1/4-inch slices, rinsed well, and drained
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine, such as Pinot Grigio
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 3/4 pound short pasta, such as lumache or medium shells
  • 4 cups Bibb or Boston lettuce, torn into pieces
  • Grated Parmesan, for serving

Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe, Oregano, and Lemon

Time:30 mins

Campanelle with Fresh Arugula and Peas


Antipasti Pasta Salad

Time:25 mins
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 3/4 pound short twisted pasta, such as campanelle
  • 4 ounces fresh mozzarella or bocconcini, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
  • 2 jarred roasted red peppers, drained and cut into 1/2-inch strips
  • 8 large pitted green olives, sliced crosswise
  • 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced lengthwise
  • 2 ounces thinly sliced salami, slices halved or quartered if large
  • 2 tablespoons red-wine vinegar
  • 4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup lightly packed fresh parsley leaves

Pasta with Tomatoes, Squashes, and Blossoms


Gemelli with Cauliflower, Bacon, and Sage

Time:40 mins