Basic Tomato Sauce

  • Pin It
  • print
Recipe Courtesy of

Servings: 6 cups
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 25 min
Difficulty: Easy

Ingredients Add to grocery list

Two 28-ounce cans whole peeled tomatoes
1/4 cup olive oil
1 large onion, finely chopped
4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, roughly chopped





Add the tomatoes to a blender and puree until smooth.

Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Once hot, add the onions and saute until tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in the garlic and red pepper flakes and cook until the garlic is fragrant, about 1 minute. Add the tomatoes, bring to a boil, reduce the heat to a simmer and cook for 20 minutes. Stir in the basil the last minute of cooking.

Tools You May Need

Blender and large saucepan.

Show: Paula's Best Dishes, Episode: Bottle of Red, Bottle of White
          Watch Paula on Food Network

You May Also Like These Recipes:

You May Also Like These Articles:

Leave a Comment

Reader Comments:

My Recipe Box |

Paula's Upcoming Schedule