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Pasta with a classic tomato sauce

Recipe from: February 2012

Ingredients 9
Servings 4
Time 00:10


  • 30
    olive oil
  • 1
    large onion - chopped finely
  • 2
    or more large cloves garlic - finely chopped
  • 2x
    425 g cans chopped diced tomatoes
  • 45
    tomato paste
  • Salt, milled black pepper and sugar
  • 45
    chopped parsley or basil
  • 500
  • Grated cheese


Heat the oil and add the onion. Sauté until translucent then reduce heat and cook on low until the onion is soft and caramelized. Add the garlic and cook briefly. Add the tomatoes and tomato paste and bring to a boil. Cook  uncovered until the sauce is reduced and thick. Season to taste with the salt, pepper and sugar and stir in the herbs.

Meanwhile, cook the pasta as directed on the pack. When done, drain (do not rinse), season and add a few drops of olive oil. Toss and serve with the tomato sauce and parmesan cheese.

Reprinted with permission of I Love Cooking.
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