Quick Spaghetti Sauce

Quick Spaghetti  Sauce Recipe

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Phil Galanti


This is a fast simple sauce which can stand alone or use as a base to add meat or other vegetables to it.


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15 Min
35 Min
Stove Top


  • 28 oz
    crushed tomato
  • 1 medium
    onion chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic crushed
  • 1/2 tsp
    crushed red peppr flakes
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground hyme
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    parmesan cheese grated
  • ·
    salt & pepper

How to Make Quick Spaghetti Sauce


  1. In a large sauce pan over medium low heat add oil and onion. Sweat onion for 2-3 minutes. Add garlic and continue to cook till onion is soft. Be careful not to let the garlic turn brown. Add tomatoes,one can of water, thyme, pepper flakes, salt and pepper.
  2. Bring to a boil reduce heat and simmer for about 30 minutes or till sauce has thickened. Add the cheese stir and check for seasoning. When you add the cheese the sauce will thicken up some. If its to thin continue cooking. The thickness of the sauce is up to you.If sauce becomes to thick thin it out with pasta water when you cook you pasta.
    Make this sauce early in the day or the day before as it gets better with age.
  3. This recipe also can be used as a base to add meat balls or other ingredients.

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About Quick Spaghetti Sauce

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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