Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta Sauce

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

Rich and hearty pasta cheese required!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sautee onions and garlic in olive oil until soft.
  2. Add Italian seasoning, chile flakes, sugar, balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper and cook for a few minutes.
  3. Add tomato paste and sundried tomatoes and cook for a few minutes.
  4. Add can of tomatoes and break up with spoon.
  5. Puree with a hand blender.
  6. Cook for 1-2 hours on low heat, stirring occasionally.
  7. Remove from heat and add Basil.
  8. Adjust seasoning.
  9. Serve over pasta.


Most Helpful

This turned out very well in the end. As the recipe is written, the sauce is very thick, and there's no way I could have cooked it for 1-2 hours without adding a good bit of liquid. It's also very sweet, and the sun-dried tomato does not come through in the flavour. To remedy this, I tossed the pasta in a bit of the oil from the sun-dried tomatoes before adding the sauce, to which I had added 2T of light thickened cream to cut the sweetness, so the 4 star review is based on the end product which was very nice. Thanks for posting! Made for PAC Spring 2008.

AmandaInOz April 28, 2008

This sauce is great. I wanted it a bit creamier, so I added 2 tablespoons of pre-made alfredo sauce. It was looking for a sauce to compliment artichoke ravioli and this was great.

melinda_powers April 20, 2008

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