Sauteed Cherry Tomato Sauce

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by SkinnyMinnie

Another Sara Moulton recipe that will be made with some of the MANY cherry tomatoes that have come out of my garden!!

Top Review by Kitty Z

So, I neglected to cover the pot while the sauce was simmering, and ended up with a really thick almost-tomato-paste... oops! But it was still pretty tasty. Using cherry tomatoes gives the sauce a nice sweetness without using sugar. And if you happen to forget the lid, I stirred in a cup of tomato juice and all was saucy again. :) Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Puree the garlic in a food processor fitted with the chopping blade.
  2. Add onion and pulse 3-4 times, until finely chopped.
  3. Heat oil in a large skillet over high heat until hot.
  4. Reduce heat to medium and add the onion and garlic.
  5. Cook, stirring occasionally, until they are softened, about 5 minute.
  6. Meanwhile, place 1 pint of the cherry tomatoes in the food processor bowl and pulse 3-4 times, until coarsely chopped.
  7. Transfer to a bowl and repeat with the remaining 2 pints of tomatoes.
  8. Add the chopped tomatoes to the onion and simmer, stirring frequently, until they form a sauce, about 15-20 minute.
  9. Add salt and pepper to taste and serve with your favorite pasta or gnocchi.

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