Easy Homemade Pasta Sauce

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by TooTall 55

Adapted by HomeCookingMemories.com from a recipe by Ellie Krieger

Top Review by harrisnish_5566167

Easy, tasted great, and got a lot of compliments. After hearing about all the bad stuff in jarred pasta sauces, I wanted to try making my own, but my image of the type of a person who made their own sauce was the Italian grandmother slaving away over a pot for hours, chopping, simmering, and waiting. This sauce was nothing like that and turned out great. It took no time at all and little prep. Chose an onion, open a few cans, and throw in some dried spices. I'll never buy jarred sauce again. I didn't have the rosemary or the red pepper, but I think the red pepper would have added a nice kick.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion and sauté until soft. Add garlic and cook for another minute.
  2. Stir in tomato products, oregano, rosemary, crushed red pepper, salt and pepper. Taste sauce and if desired, add sugar. Bring to a low boil, then reduce heat and simmer for about 10 minutes, until it is thickened up a bit. Use as desired.

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