Fresh & Easy Tomato Sauce with Pasta

Fresh & Easy Tomato Sauce With Pasta

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Debbie Kirk

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I made this a little spicy, but you can use less or more spice. Great and easy way to use excess tomatoes. You could also add cooked meat of your choice at the end before adding pasta. My family loved this. Just put all the ingredients except pasta in the pot and go read a book for 45 minutes, so easy the sauce makes itself. Like to serve this with a green salad and garlic bread.

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Serves:
4 generous servings
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
55 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1
    onion, yellow, medium, chopped
  • 2 1/2 lb
    campari or roma tomatoes, halved
  • 1 Tbsp
    italian seasoning
  • 2 tsp
    oregano, dried
  • 3 - 6 clove
    garlic, minced,
  • 2
    beef bouillon, cubes
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt, to taste
  • 1 Tbsp
    black pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tsp
    paprika
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper, to taste
  • 13 oz
    dried penne pasta, or pasta of choice
  • ·
    fresh grated parmesan cheese, optional

How to Make Fresh & Easy Tomato Sauce with Pasta

Step-by-Step

  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions.
  2. Chop onion, heat oil in soup pot. Saute onion in pot until it begins to soften, add Italian Seasoning and Oregano. Add garlic, Stir. While onion is softening cut tomatoes in half and add to pot. Cook on medium high for about 5 minutes or until tomatoes start to release liquid, add bouillon and stir.
  3. Add the remaining spices, stir and cook, uncovered and simmer for about 45 minutes to reduce volume. Or until tomatoes are soft and sauce has formed. Add extra water if it gets dry to avoid burning and lower temperature if nessesary depending on how juicy your tomatoes are. Adjust seasonings to taste, (add meat if used) and pasta. Stir and serve. Sprinkle with cheese if desired.

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