Buttery Tomato Pasta Sauce

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Buttery Tomato Pasta Sauce with Fresh Basil

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Servings: 6


  • 1 package of farfalle bow-tie noodles
  • 4 Tbs. of butter
  • ½ onion finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 2 pounds of ripe tomatoes peeled, and lightly processed in a food processor
  • 2 Tbs. of sugar
  • Coarse sea salt
  • Fresh basil leaves
  • Grated Parmesan cheese I used Grana Padano


  • In a saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter and sauté the onion and garlic until soft, 5 minutes.
  • Add the tomatoes and cook them until boiling.
  • Reduce the heat to low and simmer, covered, for 25 minutes.
  • Add the sugar and salt to taste.
  • Simmer uncovered for 5 more minutes.
  • In the meantime, put the water for the pasta to boil.
  • Cook the pasta and once it’s al dente, strain it.
  • In a bowl combine the pasta with the tomato sauce and sprinkle some basil leaves.
  • Serve with Parmesan cheese.
Course: Pastas
Cuisine: Italian
Author: Enri

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