Fettuccine Pasta Recipe In Tomato Basil Sauce
You must try the delicious Fettuccine Pasta Recipe which is tossed in a spicy and Tomato Basil Pasta Sauce. The sauce is made when the summer season is filled with ripened tomatoes that goes really well fresh basil. The recipe is simple and quick and makes a great weeknight dinner with a glass of wine!
The Fettuccine Pasta Recipe In Tomato Basil Sauce is a summer saver recipe when tomatoes are in full season. The addition of fresh basil along with red ripe tomatoes brings out the burst of flavors in the fettuccine pasta recipe.
You can optionally add cream and cheese to the pasta to make it richer to suit your palate.
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- 300 grams Fettuccine Pasta , (Tagliatelle or any other long strand pasta)
- 2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- 4 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
- 500 grams Tomatoes , chopped
- 50 grams Basil leaves , roughly torn
- Salt and Pepper , to taste
- 1/4 cup Parmigiano reggiano cheese , grated
How to make Fettuccine Pasta Recipe In Tomato Basil Sauce
To begin making the Fettuccine Pasta Recipe In Tomato Basil Sauce, cook the fettuccine in a pot of hot boiling salted water until al-dente (just cooked). This will take about 10 - 15 minutes to get done.
Once cooked, drain the pasta over running water in order to stop the cooking process. Drizzle some olive oil over the pasta and toss it well.
In another pan, boil the tomatoes in hot water until you notice the skin is cracking. Once it done, remove from the hot water. Peel the skin of the tomatoes and puree it in a mixer grinder.
Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic and saute for a few seconds.
Stir in the pureed tomatoes, chopped basil, salt and pepper to taste.
Bring the sauce to a roaring boil on high heat, then turn the heat to low, and simmer the sauce for about 20 minutes or until you notice the tomatoes and the basil have combined to make a thick sauce.
Toss the cooked fettuccine pasta with the sauce and turn the heat to high and toss well until the pasta is well coated. Check the salt and pepper and adjust to suit your taste.
When serving the Fettuccine Pasta Recipe In Tomato Basil Sauce sprinkle some Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese and coarsely pounded black pepper.