Mario Batali's Basic Tomato Sauce

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by aHardDaysNight

A fresh, light tasting sauce for pasta.

Top Review by kaleisthenewmeat

Better with wine.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. saute the onion and garlic in the olive oil over medium heat until translucent, but not brown.
  2. add the thyme and carrot and cook 5 minutes more.
  3. add the tomatoes.
  4. bring to a boil, lower the heat and simmer for 30 minutes.
  5. season with salt to taste.
  6. serve immediately.
  7. the sauce may br refrigerated for up to one week or frozen for up to 6 months.

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