This week's "Meatless Monday" Recipe of the Week is Vegetables Bolognese. A vegetarian alternative to the traditional Italian meat-based sauce, bolognese. It's from the CooksRecipes website. the Cooks site has an incredible selection of recipes to suit all tastes and cuisines! Be sure to check it out soon. Enjoy and Eat Healthy! http://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html
1/2 cup dried tomatoes
2 medium-size sweet onions, chopped
2 small zucchini, chopped
1 medium-size green bell pepper, chopped
1 medium-size red bell pepper, chopped
1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 (26-ounce) jar spicy pasta sauce
1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
Hot cooked pasta for accompaniment
Stir together dried tomatoes and 1/2 cup boiling water in a bowl; let stand 30 minutes. Drain, chop, and set aside.
Sauté onion and next 5 ingredients in hot oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 6 to 8 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir in chopped tomato.
Stir in pasta sauce, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat; stir in basil, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes. Serve over hot cooked pasta.
Makes 6 servings.