INGREDIENTS: 2 tb Chopped onion 2 Garlic cloves, minced 1 ts Olive oil 1 c portabello or nutsake mushrooms sliced 1 c Canned italian tomatoes, (reserve liquid), chopped 5 sm Black olives, sliced in half 1/8 ts Crushed red pepper 2 c Cooked penne or ziti pasta 2 ts Grated parmesan cheese Fresh basil leaves
DIRECTIONS: In a 3 quart microwavable casserole, combine onion, garlic and oil and stir to coat. Microwave on high (100%) for 1 minute. Add mushrooms and tomatoes with reserved liquid and stir to com- bine. Cover and microwave on high for 7 minutes, stirring once every 3 minutes. Add olives and pepper and stir thoroughly. To serve, in serving bowl arrange pasta; top with mushroom-tomato mixture and toss to combine. Sprinkle with cheese and garnish with basil.