United Benefice of St Gerrans with St Anthony in Roseland and St Philleigh

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St Gerrans church sells a wide range of Fairtrade products including food and craft goods. The Fairtrade stall is open at 11.45 am first Sunday in every month and 12-1.30pm third Thursday in every month. To order goods at other times or to place an order please email mddavis35@btinternet.com

Recipe for the month 

Pasta with sun-dried tomato sauce

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Ingredients                                                                      Serves 4

300g [10.5oz] Traidcraft pasta

1 onion, finely chopped

2 carrots, finely chopped

2 celery stalks, finely chopped

125g [4oz] drained sun-dried tomatoes

1 tbsp oil from the tomatoes

1 tbsp butter or margarine

2 cloves garlic, crushed

2 cans chopped tomatoes

1 small glass Traidcraft dry white wine

Salt & Pepper

Method

  1. Chop the sun- dried tomatoes.
  2. Heat the oil and butter together in a large pan. Add the vegetables and garlic and cook for about 10 minutes stirring all the time until they begin to soften.
  3. Stir in the canned tomatoes, wine and seasoning.
  4. Cover and simmer for a further 30 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  5. Cook the pasta according to the packet instructions.
  6. Blend about half the sauce until smooth using a food processor or blender. Add the pureed sauce back to the rest of the sauce.
  7. Serve over the pasta with the cheese and , if desired, a spoonful of crème fraiche.

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