Authentic Italian Pasta Dishes



Authentic Italian Pasta Dishes

Picture yourself in a charming Italian trattoria, the aroma of rich tomato sauce and fresh basil filling the air as you anticipate a culinary journey through the heart of Italy. Our Authentic Italian Pasta Dishes recipe brings that experience to your table. It’s not just a meal; it’s an exploration of Italian tradition and flavors.

Ingredients

  • 12 oz of your favorite pasta
  • 2 cups San Marzano tomatoes, crushed
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • Fresh basil leaves, torn
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Grated Parmesan cheese for serving

Instructions

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the pasta until al dente, then drain and set aside.
  2. In a skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and red pepper flakes, sautéing until fragrant.
  3. Add the crushed tomatoes and season with salt and pepper. Simmer for 15-20 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld.
  4. Toss the cooked pasta in the tomato sauce, coating each strand.
  5. Stir in the torn basil leaves, reserving some for garnish.
  6. Divide the pasta into serving bowls. Top with additional torn basil leaves and a generous sprinkle of grated Parmesan cheese.

Prep time: 10 minutes | Cook time: 25 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Experience the taste of Italy with our Authentic Italian Pasta Dishes. Simple yet elegant, this dish captures the essence of Italian cuisine.

Nutrition information: Calories: 380 | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 480mg

Picture yourself savoring each bite of this delightful pasta, transported to the sun-kissed hills of Tuscany. Our Authentic Italian Pasta Dishes are more than a recipe – they’re an invitation to create cherished memories around the table, enjoying the simple pleasures of good food and great company.

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