Cookbook:Easy pasta sauce

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This a very easy and tasty pasta sauce. It's good with just pasta, and goes well with a lot of vegetables as well. The quantities of ingredients varies with the amount of pasta, and with your taste preferences.

Ingredients[edit]

  1. add whatever you want

Procedure[edit]

  1. Finely chop tomatoes or purée them in a food processor – this depends on what consistency you want. Chopping gives a chunkier sauce while using puréed tomatoes yields a smoother sauce.
  2. Grind garlic to paste.
  3. Heat oil in a pan. Using a pan with non-stick coating needs less oil.
  4. When oil is hot (but not too hot), turn down heat and add garlic paste.
  5. When garlic is golden-brown, add tomatoes.
  6. Tomatoes have to be cooked until done - they'll look and smell cooked instead of raw, and will be a deeper, redder colour.
  7. Half way there, add salt and pepper.
  8. When tomatoes are almost done, add fresh cream (more if you want, but less is good too).
  9. After half a minute, add oregano.
  10. Cook for another minute, and your pasta sauce is ready.
  11. Add cooked pasta and vegetables and serve hot.
  12. add herbs e.g. basil, rosemary