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SIMPLE TOMATO SAUCE RECIPE


Preparation - Easy
Prep: 10; Cook: 15
Serves 4 Vegetarian


This butter based quick and easy tomato sauce is good on any pasta, ravioli, etc.

INGREDIENTS:
  • 1/2 cup onion, chop fine
  • 3 TBS butter
  • 1 small (14.5 oz.) can of diced, peeled tomatoes (or dice canned whole tomatoes, coarsely chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes, or freshly ground black pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tsp sour cream or 2 TBS half and half

OO Sauté pan

IN a saucepan melt the butter, sauté the onion until transparent, about 10 minutes on medium heat stirring frequently.

ADD the tomato. Stir.

SIMMER on low heat until the sauce thickens - about 20 minutes.

WHEN desired consistency reached add 2 tsp sour cream or 2 TBS half and half.

Particularly tasty on ravioli or tortellini

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