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Red Sauce Pasta


Red Sauce Pasta

Red Sauce Pasta



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Pasta served with a simple, slow cooked tomato sauce in the authentic Italian way.


  • For the Tomato Sauce

    5-6 tomatoes - diced

    1 garlic clove

    1 onion

    1/2 cup water

    1 bay leaf

    1/2 tsp sugar

    4-5 basil leaves

    1 Tbsp onions - chopped

    1/2 Tbsp chopped garlic

    Salt - to taste

    Oil - to saute

    For the Pasta

    110 gm pasta

    3 cups water or as required by the pasta to boil

    Pinch of salt


Cook the tomatoes in a pan.

Add the clove of garlic, onion and bay leaf to it.

Add water and then season with salt and sugar.

Cover and let the tomatoes boil.

Cool and then grind to a puree.

Now in a separate pan, heat oil and add chopped onions and chopped garlic.

Add the tomato puree. Cook till its reduces to half.

Add basil leaves and keep aside.

For pasta

Boil water with salt.

Add the pasta to it and let it boil. Drain when done

Transfer in a serving dish and serve with the tomato sauce.

Key Ingredients: Tomato, garlic, onion, bay leaf, sugar, basil, salt, vegetable oil, pasta