GARLIC FETTUCCINE + HOMEMADE TOMATO SAUCE
- 1 bag garlic fettuccine
- 1 handful fresh cilantro
- 1 handful fresh basil
- 3 garlic cloves
- 8 fresh tomatoes (roma or other)
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 tsp pepper
- 1 pan round of extra virgin olive oil
- 1/2 cup red wine
Fettuccine: Follow the cooking directions provided, drain and set aside. I like to cook the fettuccine as the sauce is finishing so it doesn't sit too long and dry out.
The Sauce: Prepare to make the sauce by chopping tomatoes, garlic, basil and cilantro. Heat a saucepan over medium high heat, adding olive oil and wine. Once heated, add tomatoes, garlic, basil, cilantro, salt and pepper. Bring to a simmer, cover and cook until the sauce reaches the consistency of your choice, usually about 20 minutes.
Top the fettuccine with the sauce and enjoy!