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 =)


★★★★★ 1 vote

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
  • 1
    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


  1. take 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.
  2. Add 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.
  3. Add 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.
  4. while 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.
  5. Drain 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

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