Hands On: 10 minutes
Total: 40 minutes
1. Heat oil in large saucepan over medium heat 1 minute. Add garlic; cook 3 minutes, or until golden brown, stirring occasionally. Stir in tomato puree and diced tomatoes with their juice. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to low; stir in crushed red pepper, oregano and salt. Cook 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
2. Cook pasta in large saucepan according to package directions while sauce is cooking. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup of the cooking water. Return pasta and the reserved cooking water to same saucepan; stir in cheese. Set aside.
3. Stir basil into prepared sauce. Remove 2 cups of sauce. Add to pasta mixture; mix lightly. Spoon onto serving platter; top with the remaining sauce.