Recipe courtesy of Fannie di Giovanni
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Presto Marinara Sauce
Total:
27 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
12 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
27 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
12 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Transfer the tomatoes and liquid to a bowl and gently crush the tomatoes with your hands.

Heat the oil in a saucepan, set over moderate heat until hot. Add the onion and garlic and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Add the tomatoes and liquid, tomato sauce, basil, salt, and red pepper flakes, bring to a boil and simmer for 15 minutes.

Meanwhile, cook the pasta. Drain the pasta and transfer to a large bowl. Add sauce and toss to coat. Top with cheese. Serve with a green salad and crusty bread.

Variations: Mushroom Marinara Sauce: After onion and garlic have softened, add 1/2 pound fresh sliced mushrooms and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Continue with recipe as above.

Tuna Marinara Sauce: Add 1 can Italian tuna, packed in oil, including oil, after sauce has simmered 10 minutes, and cook for an additional 5 minutes.

Sausage Marinara Sauce: After onion and garlic have been softened, add 1/2 pound crumbled Italian (sweet or hot) sausage and cook, stirring, until no longer pink. Add tomatoes and continue with recipe as above.

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