How to Make Perfectly Simple Tomato Sauce with Pasta and Parmigiano
Recipe Type: Primi
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 4 servings
Simple tomato sauce may sound boring, but it is a par for to measure skill. The trick is to have the right variety or combination of varieties of tomatoes.
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 500 g (1Ib/2 oz) tomato pulp (cherry or San Marzano tomato)
  • sea salt to taste
  • 320 g(11 ¾ oz) short or long high quality Italian pasta
  • 100 g (3½ oz) Parmigiano cheese
  • 1 tbsp extra- virgin olive oil
  1. Brown the garlic in extra virgin olive oil. Remove it and cook tomato pulp until the sauce is consistent (15 minutes).
  2. When tomato is cooked, add extra virgin olive oil to taste.
  3. Cook the pasta in boiling salted water till “al dente”.
  4. When the pasta is cooked, add tomato sauce and stir.
  5. Transfer the mixture into a serving dish and garnish with a generous sprinkling of Parmigiano cheese.
  6. Serve warm.
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