Recipe courtesy of Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos
Save Recipe Print
Total:
33 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
28 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

In a food processor, puree the tomatoes to a smooth creamy consistency.

Add olive oil to a large pan over medium heat. Once hot, add the onions and saute until they are soft, and before it actually starts browning a bit, add the garlic. If you'd like to make the sauce spicier, add a pinch red pepper, optional. 

Add the tomatoes and season with salt and pepper. 

Simmer on a medium-low flame for about a half hour. Thrive for balance in the consistency of the sauce, it has to be fluid but it should not look overly wet. A few minutes before taking the sauce off the fire, add half the basil and season with salt and pepper. 

To serve: Cook a nice al dente pasta, dress with red sauce and finish with some freshly grated Parmesan, a couple of leaves of basil and sprinkle with extra-virgin olive oil.

Cook's Note

If you like a more country feel, you can wait and break them up in the pan later with a wooden spoon. If you did not process the tomatoes, use a wooden spoon to break them into pieces while they cook.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Sushi Brain 00:53

This sushi brain is the most delicious way to creep out your friends.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Spaghetti and Meatballs

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

Meat Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Spaghetti Squash and Meatballs

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Easy Caramel Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Teriyaki Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Majerle's Sports Grill

Spiced Red Wine-Poached Pears

Recipe courtesy of Ellie Krieger

Lobster Ravioli with Crabmeat Cream Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Lilly's Gastronomia Italiana

Grilled Veal Chops with Raw Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

Spaghetti with Red Clam Sauce

Recipe courtesy of David Rosengarten

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.