Translated from Italian, this dish is “whore’s pasta.” Different sources say different things, but my favorite reason behind the name is that since all of the ingredients can come from the pantry or the back of your fridge, it’s a dish for lazy whores. So it’s good enough for me! Traditionally it has some anchovies, but I don’t have any, so vegan it is! You can replace the fresh tomato and tomato paste for half a can of diced tomatoes. You can also leave the red pepper flakes if you don’t like spicey food, or double the amount if are like me!
I came across a version of this recipe when I was doing a low carb diet and fell in love with it. You seriously don’t have to be on any diet to enjoy this, it’s that good. Which is why the picture attached looks like I’m eating it for breakfast, because I did. What are you, the breakfast police? All the chopping is a bit of work, but if you have a mandoline slicer it shouldn’t take more than 15 minutes. Enjoy! Continue reading
This recipe is really easy, fast, healthy, tasty, and low calorie. Any of the vegetables can be left out and sustituted for something you do have. To complete the meal, whip up some rice or a nice loaf of cornbread. Top with cheese, sour cream, chopped bacon, low fat yogurt, coriander, parsley, green onion or any combination! Continue reading