Original Homemade Italian Spaghetti Sauce - Easy, fast and classic
Simple and tasty, one of the recipes that has made Italian gastronomy famous in the world. A signature dish of Italian cuisine made from a few ingredients: spaghetti, tomato, basil and parmesan cheese.
INGREDIENTS 380 gr spaghetti 500 gr peeled tomatoes 1 clove of garlic 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 8-10 fresh basil leaves
50-60 gr grated parmesan cheese salt to black pepper to taste
Put a pot of salt water to boil (about 5 liters / 1.3 gallons). Brown the peeled garlic clove in a pan and remove it, leaving the oil flavored. Add the peeled tomatoes and crash them with a fork. Let it cook until the sauce has been reduced. Cook the spaghetti al dente and add them to the sauce along with the chopped basil and sprinkle with plenty of parmesan.
You can also use fresh ripe tomatoes. In that case cut them into coarse pieces and cook for 15 minutes in a saucepan with a lid, adding a glass of water. Blend them with an immersion blender and cook the sauce until it is reduced. Add oil, salt and basil to the end.