Pasta and Oysters
Recipe is from Joe Patti’s Seafood.
1 medium to large onion, diced
¼ cup olive oil
1 large can of tomato sauce
2 sprigs fresh sweet basil or 1 tsp. dried basil
1 tsp. sugar or artificial sweetener
2 pints oysters with juice
1 (8-oz.) pkg. small shell pasta
1 tbl. grated Romano cheese
Salt and pepper, to taste
1. Brown onion in olive oil.
2. Add tomato sauce and ½ can of water. Cook slowly for 15 minutes. Add basil and sugar. Let cook for 10 minutes longer.
3. Add oysters and juice; let cook for 10 to 15 minutes.
4. Add enough water for the amount of pasta; bring to a boil and add pasta. Cook until pasta is done. Stir in Romano cheese, salt and pepper just before pasta is done. Cheese can be sprinkled over individual servings.