Buttery Tomato Sauce with Onion

prep time

15 minutes

cook time

45 minutes

servings

6
The simplest of all sauces, this pure yet irresistibly rich tomato sauce is ideal for all types of pasta. Featuring peeled plum tomatoes, sugar, butter and a single yellow onion, the sweetness of the butter and tartness of the tomatoes make it irresistible.

ingredients

2 (28 ounce) cans Tuttorosso® Peeled Plum Italian Style Tomatoes, crushed with hands
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1 stick butter, cubed
2 medium onions, peeled and quartered lengthwise
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

instructions

  • Bring tomatoes, sugar, butter and onion to a boil in a 4 quart saucepan over medium-high heat.
  • Reduce heat to medium low and cook, stirring occasionally and mashing any large pieces of tomato with the back of a wooden spoon. Cook about 45 minutes or until flavors blend and sauce is slightly reduced.
  • Remove onion and season sauce with salt and pepper before serving.

nutrition

  • Calories:
    180
    |
  • Fats:
    15.0
    g
    |
  • Trans Fats:
    0
    g
    |
  • Cholesterol:
    40
    mg
    |
  • Sodium:
    570
    mg
    |
  • Carbohydrate:
    9
    g
    |
  • Fiber:
    2
    g
    |
  • Protein:
    2
    g
    |
  • Vitamin A:
    20
    %
    |
  • Vitamin C:
    20
    %
    |
  • Calcium:
    4
    %
    |
  • Iron:
    2
    %

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