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garlic and basil pasta sauce

Recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI

Super fast and easy sauce that takes less time then the pasta.

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For garlic and basil pasta sauce

  • 8 oz
  • salt
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil
  • 1/4 c
  • 8 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1/4 c
    white wine
  • 2 c
    fresh basil chopped
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 c
    freshly grated pecorino romano plus more for serving

How To Make garlic and basil pasta sauce

  • 1
    Cook spaghetti in boiling salted water until almost al dente.
  • 2
    While spaghetti is cooking. Add the oil and butter to a large pan big enough to hold the spaghetti. Add the garlic and cook 1 minutes. Do not let it burn. Add the wine and let most evaporate. Add the basil. Cook 2 minutes. Add the spaghetti and about 1 cup pasta water and stir.
  • 3
    Add the cheese and cook until melted. Let sit for a couple of minutes until the pasta has absorbed all the fluid. Taste and season with salt and pepper. Serve garnished with cheese.

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