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Farfalle Alla Napoletana

  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
  Carrots 2 , finely chopped, blanched
  Red peppers 2 , cored, deseeded and chopped finely
  Tomatoes 4 Large, chopped
  Red wine 1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter)
  Canned chopped tomatoes with herbs 13 Ounce (One 400 Gram Can)
  Dried farfalle 12 Ounce
  Basil 1 Bunch (100 gm) (For Garnish)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

1) In a large frying pan, saute the onion and garlic in the heated oil for about 3 minutes until soft.
2) Stir in the red peppers and carrots and saute for a another 3 minutes.
3) Stir in the fresh tomatoes alongwith red wine, canned tomatoes, salt and pepper to taste, then partially cover and simmer for about 15 minutes.
4) In a large saucepan, allow about 1.75 litres/ 3 pints of water to boil.
Add the dash of oil, salt and pasta and then cook for 8-12 minutes, until the pasta is tender.
5) In a colander, drain the pasta and place over a large serving platter. Sprinkle with the pepper and some olive oil, if desired.

6) Spoon the tomato sauce over the pasta, garnish with the chopped fresh basil leaves and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2072 Calories from Fat 354

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 39 g60.6%

Saturated Fat 4.6 g22.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1659.2 mg69.1%

Total Carbohydrates 345 g115%

Dietary Fiber 36.6 g146.3%

Sugars 68.5 g

Protein 60 g120.8%

Vitamin A 792.8% Vitamin C 756.2%

Calcium 35.8% Iron 73.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Farfalle Alla Napoletana Recipe