Baked pasta dish for a hearty dinner on Meatless Monday

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2. Heat 3 tablespoons of olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Coarsely chop two of the medium onions and add to the oil. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or so, until onions are soft. While the onions cook, coarsely chop the pepper. The onions will be soft and translucent when finished. Put them in a blender. 3. Puree the onions in the blender. (Don't wash that saucepan, we'll use it again in a minute.)
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Amber Taufen has been writing about people, places and things in Denver since 2005. She works as an editor, writer, and production and process guru out of her home office in the foothills.
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