Thursday, May 17, 2012

Peas, potatoes and Macaroni -- recipe

Marie Prato’s Peas, Potatoes and Macaroni

1     medium size onion
1 or 2     tbsp. Olive Oil
2     medium or three small potatoes, cut into cubes
1    sm. box frozen peas
1     sm. can tomato sauce
2     quarts of water
1     sm. box shell macaroni

Cut up a medium size onion and saute it in a tablespoon of olive oil in a pot.   Cut two medium potatoes into small cubes and add to the oil.  When slightly golden add in a package of frozen peas.  Put in two quarts of water and a small can of tomato sauce.  When the water boils, add a box of shell macaroni.  Season to taste.  Makes a thick broth soup and a complete meal in one pot for four people. 

Contributed by Marie Prato, author of The Statue Walked...More modern romantic suspense in the tradition of Mary Stewart and Victoria Holt.

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