Microwave Tomato Sauce

Total Time
Prep 2 mins
Cook 6 mins

This is a quick and awesome recipe for tomato sauce (for pasta, rice, chicken, etc.). Because the cherry tomatoes are left whole there is no fuss or bother and the results are great.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash the cherry tomatoes and place in microwave safe dish with a lid (the lid is important!).
  2. Add the soy sauce and oregano.
  3. Cover and microwave on high for 5 minutes.
  4. Remove from microwave and mash any tomatoes left whole with a fork or a potato masher (not many are left whole as a rule).
  5. Taste and add sugar if needed (depends on your tomatoes).
  6. Microwave, covered, for another minute on high.
  7. Done!
Most Helpful

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This sauce is great for making in your dorm room. Depending on your soy sauce, it may be a bit vinegary, hence the pinch of sugar. Microwaves vary and so do the size of cherry tomatoes, so this recipe needs to be played around with to perfect. Cook it for less time when you start so you don't overcook and get a too dry sauce.