Three Things Pasta Sauce

Three things go into this velvety sauce. Count em’. Three things is all you will need to turn out this remarkable sauce, originally published in one of Marcella Hazan’s early cookbooks. You will also need pasta, so make that four things..

1 lb. pasta of your choice

1  28 oz. can  good quality, Italian, peeled whole tomatoes

1/2 peeled large white onion

1 stick of good quality butter

salt and pepper to taste

Freshly grated parmesan cheese….optional, but recommended

Place the onion and butter into a medium saucepan.Add the tomatoes. Cover,  and simmer over low heat  for 45 minutes. Stir often, breaking up the tomatoes by smashing them against the side of the pot. Cook pasta according to directions on package. Do not overcook. Drain. Remove onion from sauce and discard. Pour sauce over pasta, toss to coat and serve. Simply, very simply, delicious!

Yield-4 servings.

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4 thoughts on “Three Things Pasta Sauce

  1. I remember when I helped you set up your first email account, that you didn’t even use for years…and now here you are with your own wonderful blog. It’s making me very hungry but inspiring me to cook something yummy for dinner. Keep up the good work!

    • Yes you did!!!! MIL GRACIAS Stephanie!!!! Mind if post your salad recipe? One of the best in KC’s kitchen. Something about the candied pecans, blue cheese, and pears drove me to near salad replication perfection! I’ll be calling this salad, The Stephanie , in your honor, from now on!!!!

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