Rustic Tomato Basil Pasta

Rustic Tomato Basil Pasta

Serves 4 to 6. Recipe is by
the Rev. Michael Alello.

2 tbls. minced garlic

2 (28-ozs.) cans whole peeled tomatoes

2 (14.5-oz.) cans diced tomatoes

1 (15-oz.) can tomato sauce

1 (7-oz.) can pitted kalamata olives, drained

4 ozs. blue cheese crumbles

½ cup minced fresh basil

¼ cup minced fresh oregano

¼ cup minced fresh rosemary

¼ cup minced fresh parsley

Salt and pepper, to taste

Cooked penne pasta

1. Sauté garlic in sauce pot until lightly brown. Add 1 can of whole tomatoes, allowing them to cook down, using your spoon to break them up. Once cooked down, about 5 minutes, add second can and cook down.

2. Add 2 cans of diced tomatoes and cook down for 5 minutes. Add tomato sauce and olives, continue to cook down for 30 minutes. Add blue cheese, herbs and seasonings to finish. Serve over penne pasta.