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Spaghetti with Fresh Tomato Sauce and Basil - a simple, quick and healthy recipe featuring fresh summer tomatoes that can be made in 20 mins flat! #tomatoes #tomatosauce #freshtomatosauce #quick #easytomatosauce

Spaghetti with Quick Fresh Tomato Sauce


Description

Spaghetti with Fresh Tomato Sauce and Basil – a simple, quick and healthy recipe featuring fresh summer tomatoes that can be made in 20 mins flat!


Ingredients

  • 8 oz pasta (linguini, spaghetti or angel hair )
  • ½ an onion- diced
  • 8 garlic cloves, rough chopped
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 lbs juicy ripe tomatoes, rough chopped (about 6 cups chopped, save juices)
  • ¼ cup splash vermouth, red wine or white wine
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon fresh cracked pepper
  • 810 basil leaves, torn
  • fresh grated Romano cheese (or Parmesan)
  • Optional additions: chili flakes, Kalamata olives or capers

Instructions

  1. Set a big pot of salted water to boil on high to cook pasta.
  2. While pasta is cooking, make the sauce.
  3. In a large skillet heat olive oil over medium high heat.
  4. Add chopped onions, saute 2-3 minutes, until tender. Turn heat to medium. Add rough chopped garlic. Saute a few minutes until garlic is fragrant and golden.
  5. Add chopped tomatoes and all their juices and seeds. Turn heat up to medium high.
  6. Add vermouth or wine.
  7. Bring to a simmer and simmer 5 minutes until tomatoes begin to break down.
  8. Stir in salt and pepper.
  9. Turn heat to low until pasta is cooked.
  10. When pasta is cooked to al dente, drain and add it to the fresh tomato sauce, continuing to cook pasta on low for a few minutes in the sauce. Add basil leaves.
  11. Divide among bowls and top with fresh grated Romano cheese

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