Tomato Beer Sauce

Christina Macario


This dish is simple and soooo goood!!! This dish is a more delicious version of the standard spaghetti-sauce dinner!! Try it and enjoy =)

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6 - 8


1 lb
cooked sweet italian sausages (optional, you could sub with cooked chicken or keep plain)
4 bottle
budweiser beer or similar beer
4 Tbsp
olive oil
sweet onion, diced
2 clove
garlic, minced
2 - 29 oz
cans of diced tomatoes
3 - 4
pieces of basil or a few shakes of dried basil
2 lb
penne pasta or pasta of your choice
2 Tbsp
sugar ( for reduction of acid in sauce)

How to Make Tomato Beer Sauce


  • 1take big sauce pot and add your olive oil with your onions and cook until translucent. Then add your garlic and cook until garlic is golden brown.
  • 2Add your 2 cans of diced tomatoes, add a can of water and let cook until your sauce comes to a simmer. When your sauce comes to a simmer add 2Tbsp of sugar, keep stirring until sugar is dissolved and add your basil leaves.
  • 3Add 2 Bottles of beer to the tomato sauce and let the sauce come to a boil then cook on med/low heat and you could add your cooked sausage or chicken, or just let cook on low if you are keeping the sauce plain.
  • 4while your sauce is cooking. Add 2 bottles of beer in a pot and fill the pot the rest of the way with water. Add salt to cut the bitterness. Cook on high when the water comes to a boil add your Pasta and cook until al dente.
  • 5Drain your pasta. Top your pasta with the delicious beer sauce, add some Parmesan cheese if desired and enjoy!!

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About Tomato Beer Sauce

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #Beer and Pasta