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how to make red sauce pasta



Red Sauce Pasta is a delicious Italian dish that pairs cooked pasta with a tangy tomato-based sauce. The sauce typically includes ingredients like tomatoes, garlic, onions, and various herbs and spices. A generous topping of grated Parmesan cheese completes the dish. It's a versatile meal that can be served as a main course or side dish, and can be customized with additions like bell peppers, mushrooms, chicken, or seafood.

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2 cups

tomato sauce

1 cup

olive oil

2 tablespoons

finely chopped onions

1/2 cup

garlic cloves, finely minced


red bell pepper, diced

1/2 cup

sliced mushrooms

1/2 cup

Salt to taste

dried Italian herbs

1 teaspoon

chili flakes

1/4 teaspoon

grated Parmesan cheese

1/4 cup



Step 1:

Cook pasta according to the package instructions until it's al dente.

Step 2:

In a large pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add onions and garlic, and sauté until the onions become translucent.

Step 3:

Add the bell pepper and mushrooms, and cook until they're softened.

Step 4:

Stir in the tomato sauce, salt, dried Italian herbs, and chili flakes. Reduce the heat and let the sauce simmer for 10-15 minutes.

Step 5:

Add the cooked pasta to the sauce and toss to combine.

Step 6:

Sprinkle the pasta with the grated Parmesan cheese, and serve.

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