• Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings


  • 1 28oz can Alessi Crushed Tomatoes or Alessi San Marzano Tomatoes
  • 4 teaspoons Alessi Garlic Puree
  • 2 teaspoons Alessi Anchovy Paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • Alessi Sea Salt and Ground Black Pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup butter, cut into eighths
  • 1 pound Vigo Spaghetti
  • 1 tablespoon Vigo Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 tablespoons basil, cut into ribbons
  • Grated Parmesan, to taste


Preheat oven to 425°F.

Combine tomatoes, garlic, anchovy paste and red pepper flakes in a baking dish. Season with salt and pepper. Divide butter on top of sauce and cook in oven for 35- 40 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from oven and let cool.

Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions, making sure water is well salted. After draining, return cooked pasta to pot and add tomato sauce. Toss until spaghetti is evenly coated then add basil.