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I have just discovered orgasmic spaghetti sauce! Want to share it with you.

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0phelia Thu 31-Mar-16 20:07:34

Main ingredients for two people:

1/2 Onion finely diced
Passata (smooth) 250 ml
Philadelphia cream cheese
Salt, tspn.

Additional options:
Salt N Pepper, oregano, chopped parsley, grated Parmesan.

Sautee your onions till done, stir in the Passata and salt, cook down for a while, 20 min approx, then stir in 3-4 spoonfulls of Philadelphia. (optional herbs at this point).

Stir all into your cooked spaghetti.

Serve up with chopped parsley and/or grated Parmesan.


0phelia Thu 31-Mar-16 20:13:07

*I should've specified Red onion by the way blush

DoreenLethal Thu 31-Mar-16 20:16:44

That is my go to sauce, but instead of the Philadelphia I just grate cheddar in and on top. Great isn't it?

0phelia Thu 31-Mar-16 20:34:48

It's specifically Philadelphia that gives the Sublime quality. Cheddar cheese is an entirely different ingredient! wink

oliviaclottedcream Thu 31-Mar-16 20:55:44

Like the sound of that... But next time, try adding zest of half a lemont, (brings out the fruitiness of toms), Mascarpone instead of Philadelphia and add dash of balsamic vinegar right at the end...!!!! Let me know what you think...

oliviaclottedcream Thu 31-Mar-16 20:56:54

forgot to add - I usually add in just about half teaspoon of sugar to help balance acidity of toms..

0phelia Thu 31-Mar-16 21:32:31

Lemon zest? Who'd have thought it!

(Can't believe I've just discovered Passata after using tinned tomatoes all these years either.)

Will give a the lemony balsamic thing a try next grin

DoreenLethal Thu 31-Mar-16 23:09:14

No i cant stand that philadelphia twang. I prefer plain organic cream cheese.

oliviaclottedcream Fri 01-Apr-16 07:45:09

I like those Napolina tinned Tom's myself.

MairzyDoats Fri 01-Apr-16 07:48:55

I like creme fraiche in a basic tomato sauce, takes it to a whole new level.

Off topic (slightly) have you ever tried making tomato soup out of tinned toms and balsamic roasted in the oven? It's amazing!

oliviaclottedcream Fri 01-Apr-16 11:23:36

MMM have i ? Indeed I have..
Fresh Vine toms,
few herbs
salt and pepp,
basalmic vinegar,
tin of tom's,
loads of olive oil,

p[ut all of it in roasting tray into oven till blackened and well cooked. Take out and grind through one of them mouli?? thingys. Add creme fresh, basil, maybe a little veg' stock if not liquid enough. Delish..

0phelia Mon 04-Apr-16 10:39:26

Ooh these sounds fab.

Might posh-up a grade and use organic creme fresh next...

Roussette Mon 04-Apr-16 10:52:09

I like red onions and chorizo fried (can also be as good without the chorizo) . If there's any red wine lying around, add a dash of that. Then a few dried chillies and a splash of balsamic vinegar.

Add a tin of cherry tomatoes (has to be cherry toms). Add 1 tsp of sugar. Squash a few of the toms, leave the rest whole. Let it simmer and mix into pasta with fresh parmesan on the top. Yum!

oliviaclottedcream Mon 04-Apr-16 12:19:53

that sounds totally delish Roussette.

Any pasta sauce that doesn't involve a tin of tomatoes is a potential friend of mine!

My current favourite =
Fry onions, mushrooms and garlic.
Add white wine.
Add garlic and herb Philly and a splash of milk.
Add chopped parsley and lots of black pepper.

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