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Italian Spaghetti with Red Sauce Part 1 - Red Sauce

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  Red onion 1⁄2
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Pelati 16 Ounce (1 Can)
  Fresh basil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (2 Handfuls)
  Hot red pepper 1
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Freshly grated parmesan 2 Tablespoon

Chop the onion medium thin.
Wash the fresh basil and set aside.
Process the can of pelati.
On a medium high flame brown the onion...
When golden, pour the pelati, add salt, pepper and red pepper, and lower the flame to medium.
The cooking time is about 15 minutes...this is what it takes to the sauce to get to a nice consistency.
A few minutes before taking your sauce of the fire, put in the pan half of the basil...
Serve your dish; sprinkle the parmesan, grate the pepper, one or two leaves of basil...the olive oil!

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Spaghetti recipes are all equally interesting in Italian cuisine and here is one such recipe. Check out Gabriele and Debi making Spaghetti with Red Sauce beginning with making the red sauce, heating water and sauteing onions. Watch the following video to see its completion.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 283 Calories from Fat 173

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30.2%

Saturated Fat 4.7 g23.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 13.2 mg4.4%

Sodium 843.7 mg35.2%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g5.9%

Dietary Fiber 4.3 g17.1%

Sugars 10.9 g

Protein 9 g18.8%

Vitamin A 94.3% Vitamin C 173.2%

Calcium 29.5% Iron 7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Italian Spaghetti With Red Sauce Part 1 - Red Sauce Recipe Video