Spaghetti aglio, olio e pomodoro

Spaghetti with garlic, oil, and tomato

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Popes, Peasants and Shepherds

Popes, Peasants and Shepherds

By Oretta Zanini de Vita

Published 2013

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  • leaves from 1 small bunch flat-leaf parsley
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 4


Chop together finely the parsley leaves and garlic cloves. Put them in a pan with the oil and chile and sauté over medium heat for a couple of minutes. Add the tomatoes, season with salt, and cook the sauce for about 20 minutes over a lively flame, mashing the tomatoes with a fork as needed to break them up. Discard the garlic and chile.

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