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Quick Spicy Marinara

Kraft Memeber Recipe
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Makes: 6 servings Total Time: 25 min
Category: Dinner Entrees Sub Category: Pasta Entrees

what you need
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/2 small onion, finely chopped
  • 4 minced garlic cloves
  • 2 Tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1 can (28 oz.) plum tomatoes in thick puree
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 1 lb. extra-large rigatoni
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil
  • 6 Tbsp. part-skim ricotta cheese
make it
Heat large skillet over medium heat. Add oil, onion, and garlic. Cook 2 min. Add tomato paste, cook 1 min. Add tomatoes and puree, sugar, salt and red pepper flakes. Break up tomatoes with wooden spoon. Cook, uncovered over medium heat for 12 min. Stir occasionally.

Cook pasta as directed, drain, reserving 1/2 cup cooking water. Tear basil into bite-size pieces, stir into sauce.

Toss pasta with sauce, adding 1/4 cup reserved liquid. Spoon pasta into bowls. Top each with 1 Tbsp. ricotta cheese.
Very easy to make.
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