Homemade Organic Pasta Puttanesca

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 1/2 lb. dry organic spaghetti
  • 2 tsp. Real Salt (plus a pinch for the spaghetti)
  • 2 Tbsp. organic olive oil
  • 1 organic garlic clove, minced
  • 1 medium organic tomato, diced
  • 1/2 cup pureed Homemade Organic Olive Tomato Sauce
  • 1/4 cup sliced organic Kalamata olives
  • 1/4 cup sliced organic green olives stuffed with garlic
  • 1/4 cup sliced organic peperoncini (optional)
  • 4-6 wild caught anchovy filets, chopped
  • 2 tsp. organic capers
  • 1/2 tsp. freshly ground organic peppercorn blend
  • 1/2 tsp. organic red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 1/4 cup chopped organic fresh parsley; OR 2 Tbsp. organic dried parsley flakes

Here’s How I do it:

  1. In a large stock pot, bring 4 quarts of water to a boil with a pinch of salt; Add pasta and cook for 8-10 minutes, or until al dente.
  2. In a large skillet, cook the olive oil over medium heat until warm and bubbly; Add the minced garlic and saute for 30 seconds.
  3. Add the tomatoes, olives, anchovies, capers, peperoncini (if using), red pepper flakes (if using), and black pepper.
  4. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce heat to medium low and cook, uncovered, for 5-6 minutes, or until slightly thickened, stirring occasionally.
  5. Spoon sauce over spaghetti and toss to coat; Sprinkle with parsley.
  6. Enjoy!

Homemade Organic Spicy Italian Tomato Sauce

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 3 Tbsp. Homemade Organic Lard; OR organic olive oil
  • 1 medium organic yellow onion, diced small
  • 1 medium organic tomato, diced small
  • 1 cup organic crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup unchlorinated and unfluoridated water
  • 1/4 cup sliced organic pickled pepperoncini
  • 1/2 cup organic peperoncini brine (from the jar of pickled pepperoncini)
  • 2 tsp. Real Salt

Here’s How I do it:

  1. Simmer the onions in the fat/oil until translucent, about 5-6 minutes.
  2. Add the tomatoes, crushed tomatoes, water, pickled peperoncini brine, pepperoncini, and salt.
  3. Simmer for 60-90 minutes, or until desired thickness is reached.
  4. Enjoy!

Homemade Organic Hamburger Helper Cheesy Italian Beef

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here’s How I do it:

  1. If using Homemade Organic Freezer Beef Mix:  Pour 1/2 cup unchlorinated and unfluoridated water into a deep saucepan with lid; Add the frozen beef mix, tomatoes and onions.  Simmer for 15 minutes over medium heat, covered.  Uncover; break up the frozen chunks into smaller pieces and add the garlic.  Cover and simmer for an additional 5 minutes.  Proceed with step 4.
  2. Brown the beef in a saucepan until halfway done.
  3. Add the tomatoes and onions, then saute with the ground beef for 5 minutes; Add the garlic and saute until the beef is brown and the onions are clear.
  4. Pour in the beef stock, vegetable stock, whey and milk.
  5. Add the fusilli pasta, stir well.
  6. Stir in the salt, basil, paprika, oregano, fennel seed and turmeric until well blended.
  7. Slowly bring the mixture to a boil then simmer, covered, until the noodles are al-dente, approximately 18-22 minute. Stir in the ricotta, cheddar (if using), Pecorino Romano and Parmigiano Reggiano cheeses and allow them to melt into the dish.
  8. Garnish with sprigs of organic fresh parsley, if desired.
  9. Enjoy!