Pasta alla Norma Recipe

This classic Pasta alla Norma Recipe of simmered tomato sauce with flash-fried fresh eggplant with cheese and basil is an excellent weeknight meal to serve to family and friends.

You will love this simple-to-prepare, full-flavored pasta.


– olive oil – yellow onion – garlic cloves – san marzano tomatoes – basil leaves – pasta

Add the olive oil to a large sauce pot over medium heat and heat it up for 30 to 45 seconds.

Next, stir in the onion and garlic, season with a little salt, and sauté for 2 minutes or until it starts to barely brown.

Turn the heat to low and cook, stirring occasionally, for an additional 5 minutes or until the ingredients are caramelized.

Pour in the tomatoes, add in the basil leaves, gently season with salt and pepper, and cook over low to medium heat for 20 to 30 minutes.

Once the sauce is done, adjust any seasonings with salt and pepper and keep warm to the side.

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