Fresh Tomato Sauce with Sardines!!!
2 pints cherry tomatoes
4 pieces of sweet roasted red peppers – plus a little pepper juice
4 cloves if garlic
1 bunch of scallions
1 bunch of Italian parsley
1 jalapeño with seeds
3¾ oz. can of sardines in oil
¼ cup wine
½ cup chicken broth
29 oz. can of cannellini beans – rinsed and drained
Salt to taste
Dashes of red pepper flakes to taste
Grated Romano cheese
1 lb. of favorite noodles
In a food processor combine the cherry tomatoes, roasted red peppers - plus the pepper juice, garlic, parsley, scallions, jalapeño and a drizzle of olive oil. Give a few good chops leaving the mixture slightly course.
Heat a large frying pan with a drizzle of olive oil and add the mixture from the food processor. Simmer gently on low.
Add the sardines with the oil.
Add the chicken broth and the wine and continue to simmer gently on low.
Add the seasonings and the rinsed and drained beans.
Prepare the noodles as directed.
Drizzle a little olive oil on a platter. Plate the noodles topping with the sauce and a drizzle of olive oil. Finish with grated Romano cheese.