Recipe courtesy of Fratelli Briganti

Spaghetti with Tomato Sauce

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 30 min (includes marinating time)
  • Active: 20 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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8 local tomatoes

6 tablespoons olive oil 

3 cloves garlic, chopped 


1 pound spaghetti


2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan

Crushed red pepper flakes, for sprinkling 

Olive oil, for drizzling 


  1. For the sauce: Using a small knife, peel the skins off the tomatoes. Chop the tomatoes by hand and drain in a colander.
  2. Combine the olive oil, garlic and some salt in a bowl. Mix together and let the mixture sit for 1 hour.
  3. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the pasta and cook until al dente. Drain and plate the pasta. Heat the tomato mixture in a pan for just a couple of minutes until it becomes warm, not cooked.
  4. To plate: Pour the tomato mixture over the pasta and garnish with the Parmesan, some crushed red pepper flakes and a drizzle of olive oil.