Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 2 mins

I got this from the newspaper years ago. I love it served over rigatoni with a little parmesan sprinkled on top. IT DOES NOT REQUIRE OREGANO, OR ANY OTHER ITALIAN HERBS. It's absolutely perfect just as is.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large skillet, saute onions and garlic in oil until golden.
  2. Add undrained tomatoes; break up tomatoes with a fork.
  3. Stir in parsley, basil, salt and pepper.
  4. Stirring occasionally, cover and simmer over low heat for 2 hours.
  5. Serve with rigatoni or another pasta shape.
  6. 6 servings.


Most Helpful

it is almost exactly like mine that I learned from my x- BIL who was from Naples Italy and a Chef who owned an Italian restaurant. The hardly ever used Oregano in any dish since it is not the traditional way in Naples. Basil is the main ingredient in almost all his dishes. I loved this!

Shawn C June 21, 2009

Where is the oregano and the other Italian seasonings???

Alan Leonetti April 21, 2004

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