Roasted Vegetables and Sweet Wine Tagliatelle
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Recipe type/ Τύπος Πιάτου: Main Course
Cuisine/ Κουζίνα: Greek
Ingredients/ Συστατικά
For the Vegetables
  • 1 green pepper, cut in strips
  • 1 red pepper, cut in strips
  • 1 orange pepper, cut in strips
  • 20 cherry tomatoes
For the Sweet Wine Sauce
  • 2 tbsp of olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 sun dried tomatoes, finely chopped
  • ½ cup pasta water
  • ½ cup Mavrodafni or any other sweet red wine
  • 2 tsp double condensed tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp roasted pine nuts
  • Fresh basil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • Cornstarch dissolved in water for thickening the sauce (optional)
  • 300 gr. tagliatelle
  • Grated feta cheese for garnishing (optional)
Instructions/ Εκτέλεση
For the Vegetables
  1. Preheat oven to 175°C / 300° F.
  2. Take a baking sheet and cover with parchment paper.
  3. Spread all the vegetables on it and place it in the oven for about 15 to 20 minutes or until the peppers are soft and somewhat charcoaled and the tomatoes are done.
  4. Turn off the oven and keep them warm.
  5. Prepare pasta according to your liking, keeping ½ cup of its water for the sauce.
  6. You can make them at the same time.
For the Sauce
  1. In a skillet pour the olive oil in medium/low heat.
  2. Add the garlic and let it sauté until it releases its fragrances about a minute or two.
  3. Add the pine nuts, the pasta water, the Mavrodafni wine, the tomato paste, sun dried tomatoes, salt, pepper and the sugar.
  4. Bring to boil and then reduce heat to low and simmer for about 10 to 15 minutes.
  5. Five minutes before the end add the basil.
  6. If you want your sauce to be thick, just add couple of tsp of cornstarch dissolved in couple of tsp of water.
  7. Throw the tagliatelle in the sauce and mix so as for the sauce to cover all pasta.
  8. In a plate place the pasta and on top garnish with the roasted vegetables.
  9. You can garnish with grated feta cheese but this is completely optional.
  10. You can put any cheese you like.
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