Spaghetti with Tomato Sauce and Swiss Chard Pesto


Minoo made a pasta dish with the pesto we made in the community kitchen.

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The pasta is made with tomato sauce and Swiss Chard pesto. The pesto adds creaminess to this pasta.

Ingredients

  • spaghetti
  • tomato sauce
  • Swiss Chard pesto
  • bay leaves
  • dried oregano
  • dried basil leaves
  • chili flakes
  • a pinch of sugar
  • ground black pepper
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Source: Minoo


Instructions

Spaghetti-with-Tomato-Sauce&Swiss-Chard-Pesto-2Cook spaghetti in salted boiling water as per instruction on the box until al-dante.

Drain.

Spaghetti-with-Tomato-Sauce&Swiss-Chard-Pesto-4While the spaghetti is cooking, heat tomato sauce in a saucepan.

Season with bay leaves, dried basil, dried oregano, chili flakes and ground black pepper to taste. Add a pinch of sugar to counter the acidity of the tomato sauce.

Let simmer for 5 to 10 minutes.

Spaghetti-with-Tomato-Sauce&Swiss-Chard-Pesto-6Add tomato sauce and Swiss Chard pesto to the drained pasta.

Toss to mix well and serve warm.

Serve with a salad on the side.

2 thoughts on “Spaghetti with Tomato Sauce and Swiss Chard Pesto

  1. The tomato paste is fresh paste like concentrated products. The bright red sauce, tomatoes and unique flavor, a distinctive condiment, usually imported directly. Tomato paste from mature red tomatoes by crushing, beating, remove skin and seeds and other coarse material, enrichment, canning, sterilization is made. The tomato paste is used as the cooking of fish, meat and other food seasoning, graces, add acid to help fresh, Yuxiang condiment. The use of tomato paste is formed in Hong Kong Cantonese flavor characteristics is an important seasoning content. –

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