How To Make Filetto Di Pomodoro
One of the simplest and most traditional sauces in Italian cooking is called fileto or filetto sauce, which has tomato as its main ingredient and other ingredients like garlic, onion, basil or oregano to add to its taste. It is a sauce that can be prepared in many different ways as people can add more or less ingredients but what really matters is that the final result has the smoothness that characterizes this sauce. If you want to try it and give a different and exquisite touch to your pasta dishes then pay attention to this OneHowTo article where we explain how to make filetto di pomodoro sauce.
To make filetto di Pomodoro sauce it is best to use plum tomatoes which should be thoroughly washed and peeled perfectly. It is therefore advisable to make a cross cut at each end of tomato with a knife and then put them into a pot of boiling water for approximately 20 seconds, to soften them and make it much easier to withdraw the peel. Then you have the option to remove the seeds or not, this is a decision that you can take depending on your personal taste. Finally, cut the tomatoes into small cubes.
Once you have cut the tomatoes it is time to peel and chop the onion and garlic into fine pieces. If you do not like to notice the texture of these ingredients while eating the sauce you can use the food processor. When you have chopped them put them in a pan with a hot splash of olive oil and sauté whilst stirring with a wooden spoon.
Once the onion and garlic acquire a transparent color, add the cut tomatoes and the teaspoon of sugar to slightly reduce the acidity. Stir and add 4 tablespoons of water. Finally add the other ingredients: basil and oregano and add salt to taste.
Now let the filetto di Pomodoro sauce gradually reduce cooking over low heat for at least 10 minutes. After this time, check the salt and correct if necessary. Then remove from the heat and pour into a sauce jug to serve at the table.
As you can see, making filetto di Pomodoro sauce is simple and fast, plus it is a delicious Italian style dressing for your pasta dishes and recipes. Next we suggest some pasta dishes you can serve with this filetto sauce:
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