Quantity of serves: 2
Description of the dish: This Sicilian Pasta recipe is a delicious and hearty dish that features a blend of sweet and savory flavors. The pasta is tossed with a rich tomato sauce, topped with crispy breadcrumbs, and finished with a sprinkle of fresh herbs.
Recommended occasions to prepare it: Perfect for a family dinner, potluck, or casual gathering.
10 oz Amber Farms spaghetti
1/2 onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 lb Italian sausage, casings removed
1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes
1 tbsp tomato paste
1 tsp dried oregano
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/4 cup red wine (optional)
Fresh basil, chopped (for garnish)
- Cook the Amber Farms spaghetti according to the package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
- Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the Italian sausage and cook until browned, breaking it up into small pieces as it cooks.
- Add the chopped onion and garlic to the skillet and cook until the onion is translucent.
- Add the diced tomatoes, tomato paste, oregano, salt, and black pepper to the skillet. Stir to combine.
- If using, pour in the red wine and stir to combine. Let the mixture simmer for 10-15 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened.
- Add the cooked spaghetti to the skillet and toss to coat the pasta with the sauce.
- Serve the Sicilian Pasta with chopped basil on top.
- Use high-quality olive oil and Parmesan cheese for the best flavor.
- For a vegetarian option, omit the Parmesan cheese or use a vegan alternative.
- Add a pinch of red pepper flakes for a spicy kick.
- Experiment with different types of pasta, such as penne or rigatoni.
- Serve with a simple side salad and a glass of red wine for a complete meal.