Linguine With Sun-Cooked Sauce

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“Take advantage of your garden and the hot summer sun - let them make dinner. ;-) The extended cook time is really the time it takes Old Sol to _cook_ the sauce. You can be weeding the aforementioned garden while this happens; or taking a nap. I know what I'll choose.”
4hrs 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut tomatoes in half and gently squeeze to extract seeds. Chop tomatoes into 1/2-inch pieces.
  2. In a large bowl, combine tomatoes, red onion, garlic (if using), basil, parsley, oregano,olive oil, salt and pepper. Stir lightly to mix.
  3. Cover bowl with a single layer of cheesecloth or a fine-mesh screen and place either outdoors in the sun or in a sunny window indoors, to marinate 4 to 5 hours.
  4. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain pasta and pour into the bowl with the sauce.
  5. Toss together and serve immediately. Pass the parmesan.

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