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Sunday Dinners

When I think of Sunday Dinner, it’s always an easy, almost effortless meal that I can just simply enjoy and allow me to unwind, and that usually involves a pasta dish.

Recently, I found a local pasta company called Sonoran Pasta, which has a delicious bucatini pasta, made from scratch. I love a bucatini pasta, it looks like those pool noodles that kids use in the summer (but definitely not that large). Bucatini is usually served with a seafood dish and those thick noodles soak up the briny-ness (is that even a word?) of the protein of the sea but I love the riff of this dish made with the local produce from the Arizona locals.

I have found the BBQ grill to be the best thing for a homemade tomato based sauce. Roasting the tomatoes on the grill brings out its natural sugars, and it lends itself to create a whimsical sauce that is only achieved when heat mixes with the lycopene in the tomatoes and creates a harmonious melody. ( too much? I apologize, I just get so crazy when I talk about making homemade pasta sauce)

Take advantage of the local produce that surrounds you, it makes a simple dish into a stellar one and that is what makes a great Sunday Dinner.

Pasta Bucatini

A quick and easy Sunday dinner at your fingertips
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 2

Equipment

  • sauce pan
  • stock pot
  • ladel
  • Knife
  • Cutting Board
  • food processor (or food chopper)
  • bbq grill

Ingredients
  

  • 3 each heirloom tomatoes
  • 2 each garlic cloves peeled, and minced
  • 1 each onion small size , diced
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 1 tsp tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 lb bucatini pasta Fresh is best
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs Fresh is best, but a unseasoned store is recommended.

Instructions
 

  • Heat BBQ grill to medium heat
  • Roast the tomatoes until charred and set aside in a bowl
  • Add the rest of ingredients to bowl and using hands, mixed ingredients into bowl
  • Add to food processor and pulse ingredients
  • Heat a stock pot with water. Bring to boil, season with salt (1 tsp).
  • Add the noodles and cook to directions on package.
  • Serve noodles on the bowl and ladle sauce atop and garnish with fresh herbs and cheese (optional)
Keyword Pasta, Tomatoes
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