Paccheri with tomato sauce and Parmesan

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Paccheri

1
Add the olive oil to large pan and gently sauté the garlic, carrot, onion and celery together until softened. Add the diced tomatoes, some seasoning and the sugar and continue to cook for 35–40 minutes
2
Once cooked, transfer to a blender and blitz until smooth. Pass through a fine sieve into a clean pan to remove any seeds
3
Add the Piccadilly tomatoes, stirring into the sauce to heat through
4
Cook the pasta in boiling water for 10–12 minutes, or until cooked through, then drain and stir into the tomato sauce
5
Add the butter and grated Parmesan, stirring until the sauce becomes almost creamy. Pick the basil leaves and stir most through the pasta
  • 20g of butter
  • 40g of Parmesan, grated, plus extra to garnish
  • 1 bunch of basil
6
Garnish with a few remaining whole leaves, a little more grated Parmesan and a drizzle of olive oil
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