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Spaghetti Al Pomodoro E Basilico

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Category: Italian, Pasta

 Ingredients List

  • 2 1/2 lb Fresh ripe tomatoes
  • 1/3 c Italian olive oil
  • 1/2 c Chopped onion
  • 3 cl Garlic
  • 2 tb Chopped fresh basil
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 1/4 lb Spaghetti
  • 3/4 c Parmesan cheese
  • 20 Basil leaves


Wash, peel & chop tomatoes, discarding seeds. Heat oil in a moderately
deep pan, add onion & garlic and saute until onion is limp. Discard garlic
and add tomatoes, chopped basil and salt & pepper. Simmer for about 20
minutes over moderate heat. While sauce is simmering, bring a large pot of
water to boil. Add salt to taste and add spaghetti. Boil until spaghetti
is "al dente," aprox 8 to 10 minutes. Drain spaghetti, toss with the sauce
and the grated cheese.

Garnish each plate with some of the basil leaves. Serve at once.

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