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pasta sauce

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Sandy Schairer
Tijeras, NM

I was tired of bottled spagetti sauce (too much sugar in it) and homemade takes a bit of time (especially when I'm really hungry) so I came up with this after I ate something similar in a restaurant year and years ago.

(1 rating)
yield 1 or 2 (make more for more people)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For pasta sauce

  • md
    1/2 box angel hair pasta
  • lg
    2 to 4 fresh ripe tomatoes
  • Tbsp
    light olive oil
  • slice
    green onions to taste
  • sm
    cohpped garlic to taste
  • sm
    chopped fresh basil
  • sm
    butter (optional)
  • optional ingredients: mushrooms, black olives, squash and zucchini, oregano, cheese

How To Make pasta sauce

  • 1
    In a saute pan, heat olive oil over medium or low-medium heat.
  • 2
    Chop or slice the fresh ingredients (any size) using more to serve more people. (As always, make sure guests have no food allergies.)
  • 3
    While the water for pasta comes to a rolling boil put fresh ingredients in saute pan & stir frequently. "Sauce" is intended to be lightly "cooked" unlike traditional sauces.
  • 4
    Once pasta is done & on plates, add a pat of butter (optional). Spoon a moderate amount of sauce on the top. Do not mix or stir.
  • 5
    This recipe is quick, simple and flexible so add or subtract ingredients to express your own creativity. (ideas: mushrooms, oregano, black olives, squash, hot chiles and cheese.)

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