Spaghetti Marinara

A really basic, easy dinner recipe.

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Recipe video made by Ryan Published on 08/10/2017, viewed by 2999 , 8 Comments

If you're learning to cook, this is a great place to start. A very forgiving recipe that helps you practice some important cooking skills.

What you will need

Olive oil

1 yellow onion

3 cloves garlic

28 oz canned tomatoes

1 lb dry spaghetti

Water

Salt

How to cook

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Get a sauce pot ready with a bit of olive oil.

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Remove stem and top from onion.

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Peel and slice the onion. Toss it in the pot.

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, but I could be imagining things. Either way, can't hurt.

I like to add a pinch of salt here. I'm convinced it helps soften the onion, but I could be imagining things. Either way, can't hurt.

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Nip off the tough end of the garlic cloves and peel.

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he onion.

When the onions get soft, use a microplane to grate the garlic. Add it to the onion.

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Add tomatoes.

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Simmer gently while you cook your spaghetti.

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Fill a pot with water. Add plenty of salt. Bring it to a rolling boil.

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inced they're all separated.

Add spaghetti. Don't let the noodles stick together. Stir until you're convinced they're all separated.

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ck the texture. You wanna get your spaghetti out of the water while it still has a little crunch to it. It'll continue to cook as you add the sauce

It'll take 10-14 minutes to cook. Every so often, pull out a noodle and check the texture. You wanna get your spaghetti out of the water while it still has a little crunch to it. It'll continue to cook as you add the sauce

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Carefully strain spaghetti.

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Return spaghetti to pot and add sauce.

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our tastes, just keep simmering until you're satisfied.

Stir it up. Adjust seasoning. If your noodles are still a little firm for your tastes, just keep simmering until you're satisfied.

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A really basic recipe, but you can easily adjust it to make it your own. Please leave a comment if you have any questions. Happy Cooking!

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Rafael Sanches avatar
Rafael Sanches
08/10/2017 ☰
Bam! A true classic.
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Tel Tomo avatar
Tel Tomo
12/19/2017 ☰
I love spaghetti! thank you for this recipe. I'm new to cooking.
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Joy Onwurah avatar
Joy Onwurah
01/18/2018 ☰
Hello thank You so much . I want to ask if I can use red onions as well instead of white onion? It is hard to get white onions here. Thanks Joy
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