Friday, May 8, 2009

Pasta Presto

Here's a quick way to make a fresh tasting pasta sauce.

Start with a 24 ounce can of chopped tomatoes. I like to find some good Italian San Marzano chopped tomatoes - I think the flavor is brighter.

Chop 1/2 an onion. (Add chopped red pepper if you wish.) Saute for about 5 minutes until softened. Then add the canned tomatoes and a clove of chopped garlic. Season with salt, fresh ground pepper, dried Italian herbs, and fennel seeds. Cook for a few minutes more, until warmed.

Add your favorite cooked pasta.

Top with fresh parsley and basil. Sometimes I even add some chopped spinach so I can get in a few more healthy vegetables. Finally, put some shredded parmesan cheese on top.

1 comment:

YayaOrchid said...

That's almost exactly how I make my pasta sauce.


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