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Linguine In Marinara Sauce

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Ingredients
  Linguine 1 Pound
  Olive oil/Vegetable oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Yellow onion 1 Medium, peeled and chopped
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), peeled and minced
  Carrots 2 Large, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch slices
  Fresh tomatoes/1 can, 35 ounce tomatoes, chopped 6 Medium, peeled and chopped (With Their Juice)
  Dried oregano 1 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Dried basil 1 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon, cut into small pieces
Directions

1. Cook the linguine according to package directions.
2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a 12-inch skillet over moderate heat. Add the onion, garlic, and carrots, and cook, uncovered, for 5 minutes, or until the onion is soft. Add the tomatoes, oregano, basil, parsley, salt, and pepper, and simmer, partially covered, for 12 minutes, or until the sauce thickens slightly. Remove from the heat and stir in the butter until it melts.
3. Drain the linguine thoroughly in a colander, and toss with the sauce in the skillet. Serve with Sauteed Green Peppers or steamed broccoli tossed with butter.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Saute
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Healthy

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