December 8

Spaghetti Sauce from Heaven

Spaghetti Sauce from Heaven
Type: main
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Serves: 4
  • 1 can (400 grams) of San Marzano whole tomatoes
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 medium-sized yellow onion, peeled and halved
  • Salt to taste
  • Parmigiano Reggiano
  • fresh basil
  • 500 grams dry pasta of your choice
  1. Put the tomatoes, onion and butter in a heavy pot.
  2. Bring the sauce to a simmer then reduce the heat to keep the sauce at a gentle simmer for about 45 minutes, (until droplets of fat are released from the tomatoes).
  3. Stir occasionally, crush the tomatoes and onion against the side of the pot with a wooden fork.
  4. Remove from heat, add salt if needed.
  5. Prepare the pasta of your choice.
  6. Put a generous serving of sauce on each bowl of pasta.
  7. Serve with freshly grated Parmigiano Reggiano and chiffonade of basil.
  8. A glass of wine would be lovely.
Solania Pomodoro dell'Agro Sarnese - Nocerino D.O.P. is what is on the San Marzano tomatoes in Sweden near Stockholm. I found them at ICA Kvantum in Skärholmen. Kungens Kurva...


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Posted December 8, 2011 by trotsig in category "Recipes", "Vegetarian

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