Amatriciana Sauce

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 4 medium onions chopped
  • 8 ounces smoked ham
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 4 cups drained plum tomatoes
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • ¾ cup dry red wine

 

Instructions:

1. Heat the oil in a heavy medium-size saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the onions and saute for 10 minutes.

2. Stir in the ham and garlic and saute for 5 minutes more.

3. Stir in the tomatoes, sugar, and wine. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Simmer uncovered for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve with 1 pound thick spaghetti or ziti and plenty of freshly grated Parmesan cheese.

Serves 4.

 

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