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Sharie's Summer Spaghetti

Sharie's Summer Spaghetti

1 pound firm, ripe plum tomatoes
½ small sweet onion or 1 small shallot  
1 can sliced olives
3 medium cloves garlic
2 tablespoons finely shredded fresh basil
3 tablespoons drained capers
¼ teaspoon paprika  
¼ teaspoon dried oregano, crumbled  
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 cup light olive oil
1 pound uncooked spaghetti
Boiling salted water

Chop tomatoes coarsely, chop the sweet onions, and mince the garlic.  Combine the tomatoes, onions, olives, garlic, basil, capers, paprika, and oregano in a medium bowl.  Toss well, drizzle vinegar over tomatoes mixture, then pour olive oil over tomato mixture.  Stir until thoroughly mixed.  Cover and refrigerate at least 6 hours or overnight. 

Just before serving, cook spaghetti in large kettle of boiling salted water just until al dente, 8 to 12 minutes; drain well.  Immediately toss hot pasta with cold marinated tomato sauce.  Serve at once.

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