Fra Diavolo Sauce

Date: Tue, 21 Sep 93 08:26:44 PDT

From Sallie Y Williams' _Complete Book of Sauces_:

Fra Diavolo (makes about 2 C)

In a large, heavy saucepan over medium heat, heat:
  1/3 C olive oil.

  1/2 large green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  2 cloves garlic, minced
  1/2 small onion, minced.
Saute until transparent, about 5-8 minutes.

Lower heat.

Stir in:
  2 Tbl chopped fresh parsley.
Simmer 1 minute.

Reduce heat to very low.

  4 large, ripe tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped
  3 Tbl tomato paste
  1/4 tsp (or more, to taste) crushed red pepper
  salt to taste.
Simmer over very low heat for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Traditionally served with fresh lobster added just before pouring
over linguine.
Also good with shrimp, clams, grilled fish, and any pasta.


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