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Linguine With Monkfish 'Meatballs', Thyme And Zucchini

Courses: Starters and appetizers
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

4 tablespoons 60mlVirgin olive oil
1 tablespoon 15mlRed onion - finely chopped (medium)
1 tablespoon 15mlZucchini - cut 1/4" matchsticks (small)
2 tablespoons 30mlFresh thyme leaves
1/2 lb 227g / 8ozFresh monkfish filet
1 1/2 cups 355mlBasic Tomato Sauce - (see recipe)
1 cup 237mlDry white wine
  Salt - to taste
  Freshly-ground black pepper - to taste
8 oz 227gLinguine
1/4 cup 36g / 1.3ozFinely-chopped Italian parsley

Recipe Instructions

Bring 6 quarts water to boil and add 2 tablespoons salt.

In a 12-inch skillet, heat oil over moderate heat. Add onion, zucchini and thyme leaves and saute until light brown and very soft (about 8 to 10 minutes).

Cut monkfish into 3/4-inch cubes and season with salt and pepper. Add monkfish to saute pan and toss until cooked and starting to whiten (about 1 minute). Add Basic Tomato Sauce and white wine and bring to boil. Lower heat and simmer 10 minutes.

Drop linguine into boiling water and cook according to package instructions. Drain pasta in colander over sink and toss into pan with monkfish. Add parsley and toss over medium heat until cooked. Pour into warm serving bowl and serve immediately.

This recipe yields 4 appetizer servings.

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