Quick Pasta with Fresh Tomato Sauce
6 large, ripe tomatoes, quartered
1 sweet yellow onion, quartered
8 cloves of garlic
2 tsp. of salt
2 tsp. of maple syrup
2 cups of water
2 cups of whole grain pasta, uncooked
Put everything, except butter, in blender and pulse until onion and tomatoes are chopped finely.
Pour into a large pot and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer 25 minutes.
Add pasta directly to sauce and cook and stir 3 minutes.
Cover and turn off heat. Let stand 15 minutes and serve.