Spaghetti with Tomato, Carrots, Celery and Onions

Spaghetti al Pomodoro

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 30

Appears in
The Classic Pasta Cookbook

By Giuliano Hazan

Published 1993

  • About

Carrots and celery give a rich sweet flavor to this tomato sauce. Make sure to Sauté the vegetables until they begin to lightly brown otherwise they will simply steam in the tomato sauce rather than creating a rich flavor base.


  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • ¼ cup yellow onion, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup


  1. Put the butter, onion, carrots, and celery in a 4- to 5-quart saucepan over medium low heat. Sauté until the vegetables begin to brown lightly, 10 to 15 minutes.
  2. Add the tomatoes, season with salt and cook until the tomatoes are no longer watery and the butter separates f