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fancied up tuna casserole

Standard

1# fettuccine noodles

3T EVOO

4 minced garlic cloves

1 chopped small onion

12oz tuna in water, drained

1/2c sun-dried tomatoes (produce dept in pkg), thinly sliced

1/2c white wine

1/2c heavy cream

1 c frozen peas (let them defrost while cooking the first steps)

1/2c parmesan

1c shredded basil leaves

Cook pasta in salted water to al dente.  While it cooks, heat a deep skillet with EVOO.  Saute garlic and onions until tender, then add tuna and sun-dried tomatoes to heat them through, a couple minutes.  Add wine and cook for a minute, then add cream.  When it starts bubbling, add the cheese and season to taste with salt and pepper.  Stir in the peas and heat through again.  Mix in the pasta and serve topped with basil.

super quick tomato and bean stew

Standard

4T EVOO

6 minced garlic cloves

2 chopped medium onions

4 sliced carrots

4 chopped celery ribs

2 sliced small zucchinis

4c stock

30oz diced tomatoes

30oz tomato sauce

4c white beans

20oz frozen cut green beans

2c shredded basil leaves

grated parmesan or romano

crusty bread (optional)

Put EVOO in a large stock pot.  Add garlic, onions, carrots, celery and zucchini.  Cook about 15 minutes, then add the stock, tomatoes, sauce, white beans, and green beans.  Bring stew to a simmer and season with salt and pepper.  Simmer about 5 minutes.  Stir in basil and serve.