Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Spaghetti marinara

Spaghetti Marinara
from Delicious magazine-sept 2003(ABC Australia),

Ingredients :
.> 2 tbs olive oil, plus extra to toss
.>1/2 onion, finely chopped
.> 3 garlic cloves, crushed
.> 250 ml dry white wine ( i skip this one, add some 1tsp tabasco and 1 tbs worcesteshire sauce instead)
.> 3 tbs tomato paste
.> 410g cans crushed tomatoes
.> 250g spaghetti
.> 250g marinara mix*
.> 2 tbs chopped flat-leaf parsley


Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat, add onion and cook for 3-4 minutes or until softened.
Add garlic and wine, and simmer 2 minutes. Add paste and crushed tomatoes, and simmer 15-20 minutes further, stirring occasionally until slightly thickened. Season well.
Cook the pasta in boiling, salted water until al dente. Drain and toss in a little olive oil.
Add marinara mix to tomato sauce, cover with lid and cook 3-4 minutes over medium-high heat. Stir in parsley, then toss the sauce through the pasta and serve.

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