Mushrooms Fra Diavlo

  • Yield: 4 servings


2teaspoons pure olive oil
1medium onion, chopped (1 cup)
1medium green bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
1 1/2pounds mushrooms, thickly sliced (button mushrooms or a combination of button, shiitake, cremini and portobello mushrooms may be used)
2 garlic cloves, minced
1medium tomato, chopped (1 cup)
1teaspoon dried red chili flakes
1/4cup basil leaves, minced
1 (26-ounce) jar commercially prepared marinara or your favorite meatless tomato sauce


  1. Place oil in a heavy bottom nonreactive saucepan and heat over medium heat. Add the onions and green peppers; saute for 2 to 3 minutes or until slightly softened. Add the sliced mushrooms and garlic, continue to saute for 2 to 3 minutes longer. Add the diced tomatoes and chili flakes, saute for approximately 2 minutes longer. Add the basil and tomato sauce. Mix ingredients, reduce heat and simmer stirring occasionally for 30 minutes until flavors blend and vegetables are tender.  

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