Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method -- -- --

  2. 1 recipe egg pasta --

  3. 3/4 lb,

  4. -- fettucine or -- tagliat

  5. 16 Italian plum tomatoes

  6. 2 cloves garlic

  7. 2 tablespoons fresh parsley -- chopped

  8. 2 tablespoons fresh basil -- chopped

  9. 1/3 cup olive oil

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Salt Pepper Parmesan cheese, grated (optional)


  3. Make the Egg Pasta; roll the dough as thin as possible and cut into 1/8- to 1/4-inch wide strips. Peel, seed, and chop the tomatoes. Mince the garlic. Heat the olive oil over low heat in a saucepan. Add the garlic and cook over medium heat for about 3 minutes, until soft. Add the tomatoes, raise the heat to high, and cook for 5 minutes, until they give up some of their juice. NOTE: Recipe can be made up to this point several hours ahead.


  5. Chop the parsley and basil. Cook the pasta in a large pot of boiling, salted water until tender, about 3 minutes for fresh pasta. Drain and return pasta to pot. Add tomato sauce and fresh herbs. Toss over low heat until pasta is lightly coated with sauce and warmed through. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve immediately with Parmesan cheese if desired.

  6. [COOKS March-April 1988]


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