Tomato Sauce for Pasta

Be the first to review
READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Jim Hartsell

This sauce was made up as I went the first time. My wife told me I had to make it at least once a week, so I had to go back and figure out what I did. It works well as is, but also makes a good base to add other things - mushrooms, peppers, etc. A good one to play around with. Hope you enjoy.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Saute bullion cube, onion, basil, oragano, rosemary, and garlic in 1/2 cup marsala until onion is soft and flavors blend.
  2. Add more wine if needed.
  3. Pour in can of tomato sauce and stir to blend.
  4. Simmer until sauce starts to thicken; add splash of marsala.
  5. Simmer until heated; add cream.
  6. Add salt and pepper; stir and simmer until desired thickness.
  7. Serve over pasta.

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a