*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                       PASTA POMODORO (TOMATO PASTA)
 
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 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Pasta                            Sauces
                 Italian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       c            Butter or margarine
    1                    Onion -- minced
    6                    Garlic cloves
    4       cn           Italian-style tomatoes
                         -(28-oz size cans)
    3                    Beef bouillon cubes
    2       ts           Salt
    5       sm           Dried red hot chiles
                         - (optional)
    1       c            Chopped bacon (optional)
    2       tb           Olive oil
    2       lb           Macaroni
    1 1/2   c            Grated
                         Parmesan cheese
 
   Melt butter and add onion and whole garlic cloves. Saute until onion is
   golden. Add tomatoes with liquid and simmer over low heat 1 1/2 hours, or
   until sauce is thick. Add bouillon cubes, season to taste with salt and
   heat until cubes dissolve. Add chiles and/or bacon, if using, and simmer 30
   minutes longer. When ready to serve, remove garlic cloves and chiles. Stir
   in oil. Meanwhile, cook macaroni until tender but firm and drain. Pour
   tomato sauce over macaroni and add cheese. Toss with fork and spoon until
   sauce and cheese are well distributed.
  
 
 
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