Rich and Savory 3-Ingredient Tomato Sauce

February 19, 2019

Tomato Sauce

Your pasta's new favorite sauce.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mediterranean
Keyword 3 ingredients, butter, onion, pasta, tomato sauce, tomatoes
Author Clara Gione


  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 can whole tomatoes 28 oz
  • 1/2 stick + 1 tablespoon butter
  • salt and pepper


  1. Peel the onion and chop in half.
  2. Heat a saucepan over medium heat. Add the can of tomatoes, onion halves, and butter.
  3. Simmer for 45 minutes -- stirring every 10 minutes -- or until the mixture reduces and gets caramelized. Season with salt.
  4. Use the back of your spoon to smush the tomatoes.
  5. Remove the onion and toss with your favorite pasta.
  6. Serve and enjoy! 😀

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