Restaurant-Quality Pasta Sauce
When it comes to making restaurant-quality pasta sauce at home, this recipe is the ultimate secret. You’ll be amazed at how simple ingredients can come together to create a sauce that rivals your favorite Italian restaurant’s. With a rich, savory flavor and a touch of herbs, this pasta sauce will elevate your pasta dishes to a whole new level of deliciousness.
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes
- 1 teaspoon dried basil
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
- 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
- Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
- Add chopped onions and sauté until translucent.
- Stir in minced garlic and cook for an additional minute until fragrant.
- Pour in the crushed tomatoes and add dried basil, dried oregano, salt, black pepper, and red pepper flakes (if using).
- Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 20-30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Stir in fresh basil leaves and simmer for an additional 5 minutes.
- Remove from heat and let the sauce cool slightly before serving over your favorite pasta.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
This Restaurant-Quality Pasta Sauce is the perfect way to bring the flavors of Italy to your dinner table. It’s so good that you’ll never go back to store-bought sauce again. Serve it over your favorite pasta, and don’t forget the grated Parmesan cheese!
Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 120 | Fat: 7g | Carbohydrates: 12g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 2g
Whether you’re preparing a romantic dinner for two or feeding a hungry family, this pasta sauce is sure to impress. Its rich and aromatic taste will have everyone asking for seconds. So, the next time you’re craving a taste of the finest Italian cuisine, make this Restaurant-Quality Pasta Sauce and savor the flavors of Italy in the comfort of your own home.