Bowties with Scallions
3 bunches of scallions – sliced
2 bell peppers – sliced
5 cloves of garlic – sliced
1 quart of button mushrooms – sliced
1 inch piece of fresh ginger – sliced
2 stalks of celery – sliced
¼ cup of fresh basil – chopped
2 tbs. olive oil
1 box of your favorite macaroni
Juice of 2 lemons
1 tbs. capers – chopped – plus 2 tbs. caper juice
¼ tsp. red pepper flakes
½ tsp. salt
3 tbs. olive oil
Prepare the macaroni as directed while cooking the veggies.
Heat a large frying pan with the olive oil; add the mushrooms to sauté and become a nice golden color. Remove the mushrooms and set aside.
In the same frying pan heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil and add the veggies. Cook the veggies down until slightly wilted then add the mushrooms back in and toss.
Plate the macaroni; top with the sautéed veggies and stir in the dressing; toss and serve.