Pasta e pomodori aromatizzati

Pasta e pomodori aromatizzati

Italians have a knack of using few ingredients and yet making a dish which will blow your tastebuds.  This is another one of my favourite dishes which is again, quick and easy but packed full of flavour.

Pasta e pomodori aromatizzati

September 4, 2015
: 2
: 15 min
: 25 min
: 40 min
: Easy

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Ingredients
  • 200g fresh tomatoes
  • 1 large red onion
  • 2 tbsp fennel seeds
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 200g short pasta (I've used fusilli here)
  • salt and pepper to season
  • fresh basil leaves to garnish
Directions
  • Step 1 Wash and chop your tomatoes into small bite-sized pieces
  • Step 2 Finely chop the onion
  • Step 3 Fry the onion on a low flame in 2 tbsp of pre-heated extra virgin olive oil until translucent.  Be really careful not to burn the onions, if you do, throw away and start again!
  • Step 4 Add the tomatoes, balsamic vinegar and fennel seeds, stirring frequently.  Cook until everything is soft and you’re salivating.
  • Step 5 If necessary add water if vegetables start to dry out.
  • Step 6 Boil the pasta, drain and add to the saucepan with the sauce. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Step 7 Serve with grated parmigiano (if desired) and fresh basil leaves.
  • Step 8 Eat and be happy


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