Total Time:  10 min
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 0 min

Servings: 1 1/2 cups

This Pasta sauce is easy to make. I only keep store bought pasta sauce for emergency use now. This recipe is a great base for any pasta. Add meat, or other items you like in your sauce.

pasta sauce recipe


  • 2 cans Cento all-purpose crushed tomatoes
  • 2 fresh bay leaves
  • 1/2 chopped onion
  • 3 chopped garlic cloves
  • Olive oil
  • 4 tbsp white sugar


Saute onion and garlic with Olive oil in a pot.  Add crushed tomatoes and bay leaves to the saute.  Stir occasionally for about 4 hours.  Add sugar at the end to make the pasta sauce sweet.

More about Pasta Sauce

Pasta originated in Sicily around 1154 and is a traditional dish that is known throughout the world. Pasta usually is made from flour and water and has unlimited shapes and sizes. Throughout Italy the name of a specific pasta can range from town to town. There are three ways that pasta dishes are prepared. First, pasta served with a sauce or condiment. Second, a soup that consists of pasta and third a dish that is baked with pasta in it. Pasta can be served from a small appetizer to the main course. It can cold or hot and served with a variety of sauces. Certain sauces are served with a pasta that best suit it. For example, a tomato sauce is better with thicker pastas.

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