Pasta Tomato Sauce Recipe

PASTA  ….. Our universally loved Dish

Pasta Tomato Sauce Recipe

Although it hails from Italy, Pasta has been accepted globally & also twisted & turned according to one’s own taste & flavour with so much love!

But the one Pasta Sauce that remains loved by all especially the kids & teenagers is the delicious Pasta Tomato Sauce recipe!

Really easy & quick to prepare, almost in a jiffy & also can be stored in the refrigerator for a few days, it is a complete winner to make this Pasta Tomato Sauce using very few ingredients

My key to making this delicious Tomato Pasta Sauce is using Fresh Tomatoes which also adds nutrition to the sauce especially if you are making pasta for children; tomatoes have natural Vitamin C which is amazing for both young & old

Adding fresh garlic, fresh herbs adds to the nutrition as also taste & makes this Pasta Tomato Sauce a family favourite !

Here’s my family’s favourite Pasta Tomato Sauce recipe


  • 10 fresh tomatoes
  • 10 cloves garlic
  • 1 onion
  • 15 fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 tbsp red pepper flakes / red chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Extra Virgin oil


  • Firstly cut a cross cross on the top of the tomatoes
  • Then, Parboil the tomatoes in hot water for 3 to 4 minutes & allow to cool
  • Now remove the skin & keep the tomato core / flesh aside, chop it finely once cooled
  • Chop the onion & garlic finely
  • Heat the olive oil in a pan
  • Add the chopped garlic & saute for thirty seconds & then add the chopped onion
  • Saute both the onion garlic for a minute
  • Add the chopped tomato flesh, the basil leaves & all other ingredients except the extra virgin olive oil
  • Cook well on medium flame for about 10  minutes till it has thickened a little
  • Once thickened to a saucy consistency, drizzle the extra virgin olive oil & cool

Store in a glass jar & keep in the refrigerator to use it when needed ( please double the quantity if you want more sauce to store )

TipWhile making the Pasta, add in some of Pasta water to the tomato sauce which you must save while boiling the pasta… it makes the Pasta Tomato Sauce & your Pasta dish more delicious 




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