Napolitana Sauce for Spaghetti

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Appears in

How to Cook a Wolf

By MFK Fisher

Published 1944

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  • 5 tablespoons olive oil (or decent substitute, if any)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 sweet onion
  • 1 carrot
  • ½ green pepper
  • 2 cups tomato sauce (2 small cans)
  • salt, pepper
  • 3 tablespoons herbs


Mince the garlic, onion, carrot, and pepper into the oil. Cook, stirring gently, for 10 minutes. Add the tomato sauce and the seasoning and herbs, such as chopped marjoram and thyme and parsley. Cook slowly for about 20 minutes, stirring often. Serve with hot paste and grated cheese.