Tomato Sauce with Onion and Butter

1
Larry Bulger

By
@TasteWizard

Thanks to Marcella Hazan

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Serves:
4
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 2 lb
    ripe tomatoes (blanched, peeled and chopped) or 2 cups canned imported italian pum tomatoes, cut up with their juice
  • 4-5 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1
    medium onion, peeled and cut in half
  • ·
    salt
  • 1 lb
    pasta (spaghetti, penne, rigatoni)
  • ·
    freshly grated parmeggiano-reggiano cheese for the table

How to Make Tomato Sauce with Onion and Butter

Step-by-Step

  1. Put either the prepared fresh tomatoes or the canned in a saucepan, add the butter, onion, and salt, and cook uncovered at a very slow, but steady simmer for 45 minutes, or until the fat floats free from the tomato.
  2. Stir from time to time, mashing any large piece of tomato in the pan with the back of a wooden spoon.
  3. Taste and correct for salt.
  4. Discard the onion before tossing the sauce with pasta.

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About Tomato Sauce with Onion and Butter

Course/Dish: Pasta Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian Soy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids



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