Bowtie Pasta with Basil-Chipotle Marinara Sauce
Monday, 26 May 2008
DescriptionAll this dish needs is a fresh salad and you've got a meal!
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Soak the hickory chips in water 24 hrs in advance of grilling. Add the hickory chips to the grill 5 minutes prior to cooking the tomatoes.
Slice the tomatoes in half and place them on the grill. Grill them for 10 minutes at 250°F and remove them from the grill.
In a large sauce pan combine the olive oil, onion, and garlic and saute until the onion is golden brown. Deglaze the pan with the wine and add grilled tomatoes along with the chicken broth. Add the basil, thyme, chipotles, vinegar, vinegar and salt and pepper. Cover the saucepan and simmer over low heat for 1 hour. Remove the sauce pan lid and add remaining 1 cup white wine for reduction. Continue cooking on low heat for and additional 1 hour.
In a large pan, bring 2 quarts of salted water to a rapid boil. Add the pasta and cook until done 15 minutes prior to serving. Strain the pasta and serve pasta on a large serving dish and cover with sauce and sprinkle with cheese as desired.