Simple Spaghetti-My comfort food

written by cookeatlove on July 11, 2010 in Pasta with 5 comments

A very, very simple spaghetti sauce

  • 2 cans of crushed tomato
  • a teaspoon of sugar
  • a teaspoon of fresh basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 3-5 cloves of garlic
  • a small yellow onion
  • olive oil


Chop the yellow onion into small pieces and mince the garlic.

In a large pot coat the bottom with olive oil. Turn heat to medium and add the onions and garlic. Cook until onions are translucent and garlic is fragrant (careful not to brown the garlic).

Add the cans of crushed tomato, sugar, salt, basil to the pot. Heat to a slow boil then reduce heat to low.

Put a cover on the pot and simmer for at least 45 minutes.

Cook pasta as per package instructions.  Make sure all the water is gone before adding to the sauce!  You don’t want a watery sauce, it completely changes the meal.

Cover with parmasean or peccorino when ready to serve.