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Spaghetti With Quick Garlic Tomato Sauce

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  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Sliced garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), thinly sliced, then coarsely chopped
  Red pepper flakes 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Canned plum tomatoes 28 Ounce, chopped (1 Can)
  Granulated sugar 1 Pinch
  Spaghetti 12 Ounce
  Cheese 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped fresh basil/Chopped fresh chives 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

1. In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; stir in garlic and red pepper flakes. Reduce heat to low; cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until garlic is light golden. (Do not let garlic brown or sauce will be bitter.) Add tomatoes; season with salt, pepper and sugar to taste. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, partially covered, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes.
2. Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water until tender but firm. Drain well; return to pot. Add tomato sauce, grated cheese and basil; toss well. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1782 Calories from Fat 397

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 45 g69.6%

Saturated Fat 11.4 g57%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 31.5 mg10.5%

Sodium 2439 mg101.6%

Total Carbohydrates 297 g99.2%

Dietary Fiber 8.2 g32.8%

Sugars 22.1 g

Protein 66 g132.8%

Vitamin A 143.7% Vitamin C 228.3%

Calcium 57.3% Iron 77.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Spaghetti With Quick Garlic Tomato Sauce Recipe