Strawberry PastaSubmitted by: KITTY621
1 pound good-quality dried spaghetti (like Setaro)
4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for finishing
1 pound ripe strawberries, cleaned and halved
2 tablespoons good aged (eight-year-old) balsamic vinegar
1 cup San Marzano tomato purÃ©e
4 ounces reserved pasta water
Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
In a large sautÃ© pan, warm the olive oil and half of the strawberries over medium heat. Cook until the strawberries start to release juice.
Add balsamic and reduce by half.
Add tomato purÃ©e, the rest of the
strawberries, and the reserved pasta water, and reduce by half again
until the sauce thickens. Season to taste.
(3) Toss with spaghetti. Finish with olive oil and black pepper
Makes 5 servings
Number of Servings: 5
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KITTY621.