A basic tomato pasta sauce is a great thing to have in the freezer or fridge so you'll always have a quick meal ready.
Something else. I used extra virgin olive oil. I also saute minced garlic, celery, onion and carrots in oil before adding the rest of the ingredients. I always add a bay leaf while simmering (don't forget to remove before serving)! I use this sauce at least once a week. Somtimes I double the recipe and freeze what is left for the next dish. - 29 Sep 2008
Something else. I make this sauce quite similar. The difference in mine is I use extra virgin olive oil, I'm guessing about 1/2 tablespoon of oregano and I use a bay leaf instead of basil leaves. I also cut 2 carrots cut in half and just throw them in the sauce. That cuts down on the acidity without having to add sugar and then you can easily remove them. Sometimes we throw in a red chilli to give it some heat. This sauce is the traditional sauce my mum and sisters have cooked for years that we've all carried on from my Nonna and we're all Italian. Thanks for this one. - 29 Sep 2008
Very close to authentic Italian sauce, but you need to add lots of fresh basil and use ONLY olive oil. A tiny bit of sugar is needed to cut down the acidity. - 29 Sep 2008