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Spaghetti With Tomato Garlic Sauce
From: katia

This is a very common recipe that we make in Greece, during the Easter lent. The sauce has a very strong taste so there is no need for cheese on the top.


  • 500 g spaghetti
  • 1 onion, large chopped into rings
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 chili peppers
  • salt
  • 1 dash ground cinnamon
  • 1 dash ground nutmeg
  • 1 dash ground cloves

Heat the oil and sauté until onions turn translucent. Add the garlic and cook for 1-2 minutes.

Add the tomatoes, the tomato paste, the sugar and the chilies. Cook until it boils and then reduce the heat on low.

Add the spices 5-10 minutes before turning the heat off.

Meanwhile cook and drain the pasta.

Add the cooked pasta hot at the sauce and let them stand for 2-3 minutes.

Ready to serve.

I like to add some pepper on my plate!