Classic Italian Pasta Sauces



Classic Italian Pasta Sauces

Classic Italian Pasta Sauces are the heart and soul of Italian cuisine. They bring a burst of authentic flavor to any pasta dish, making them a favorite among food enthusiasts worldwide. This delightful recipe showcases the essence of traditional Italian cooking, combining fresh ingredients with time-honored techniques to create a sauce that’s rich, savory, and undeniably delicious.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups ripe tomatoes, diced
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Fresh basil leaves, for garnish
  • Grated Parmesan cheese, for serving

Instructions

  1. Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add minced garlic and sauté until fragrant.
  2. Add diced tomatoes, dried basil, dried oregano, salt, and pepper. Simmer the sauce on low heat for 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Remove the sauce from heat and let it cool slightly. Blend the mixture until smooth using a blender or an immersion blender.
  4. Return the sauce to the saucepan and heat it again over low heat. Adjust seasoning if necessary.
  5. Serve the Classic Italian Pasta Sauce over your favorite pasta, garnished with fresh basil leaves and grated Parmesan cheese.

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

A classic Italian pasta sauce featuring ripe tomatoes, garlic, and aromatic herbs, served over al dente pasta and topped with fresh basil and Parmesan cheese.

Nutritional Information: Calories: 180, Fat: 12g, Carbohydrates: 15g, Protein: 4g

Classic Italian Pasta Sauces transport you straight to the sun-soaked kitchens of Italy. With each bite, you can taste the passion and tradition that goes into making this timeless sauce. Whether you’re cooking for your family or entertaining guests, this recipe is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. So, gather your ingredients, roll up your sleeves, and let the aroma of simmering tomatoes and herbs fill your kitchen. Buon appetito!

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