Easy and quick, this homemade tomato sauce cooks in the amount of time it takes to make pasta. If you prefer a smooth sauce, just blend the sauce for half a minute in a blender.
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 large chopped onion
2-3 cloves minced garlic
1 (6 oz) can no-salt added tomato paste
1/2 cup each red wine and water
1 (14.5 oz) can no-salt added crushed tomatoes
9 fresh chopped basil leaves
- Heat a medium saucepan over medium-high heat.
- Add oil, saute onions and garlic until golden brown.
- Add tomato paste. Stir 2-3 min. Add water, wine, crushed tomatoes, and basil leaves.
- Bring the sauce to a boil. Lower heat to low and simmer stirring occasionally for at least 20 min.