Classic Italian Tomato Sauce (Sugo)

Nothing beats the classic flavors of Italian tomato sauce, or sugo al pomodoro.

Total Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 6-8 servings

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This authentic Italian tomato sauce is a go-to recipe you will find yourself using again and again. It is simple, delicious and colorful. And there are infinite ways to use to create new dishes every time.


Onion Olive oil Canned tomatoes Fresh basil leaves Salt Black Pepper


Chop and dice the onion.

Step 1

Heat the pan and add the olive oil. Then, sauté the onions.

Step 2

Add the canned tomatoes. Cook and stir occasionally for 20-25 minutes on low heat.

Step 3

Remove the pan from heat and add a little salt, pepper, and fresh basil. Stir to combine and garnish with fresh basil.

Step 4

How to serve Authentic Italian Tomato Sauce:

Pairs perfectly with long or short pasta

Use it as a dip for crusty bread to create a simple meal on its own.

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