20 MINUTE BUTTER AND ONION TOMATO SAUCE Recipe

click to rate
1 vote | 408 views

If you have ever made Marcella Hazan’s glorious butter and onion tomato sauce, then you know that it can take a bit of time to make (even though it is considered to be the simplest of her sauce recipes). It tastes phenomenal, but I would rather save it for a Sunday dinner. Here is a ‘weeknight version‘ that’s ready in half the time of the original recipe. The sauce is cooked at a higher temperature but the butter and onion flavours still shine through.

Prep time:
Cook time:
Servings: 4-6
Tags:

Ingredients

Cost per serving $0.73 view details
  • 2 cups (500 ml) plain pureed tomato sauce
  • 5 tbsp (70 g) unsalted butter
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and cut in half
  • 1 or 2 handfuls Italian grated cheese (Parmesan, Grana Padano, or Romano)
  • 1 lb (450-500 g) Bavette pasta (or other long pasta)

Directions

  1. Heat the ingredients in a small or medium covered saucepan, over high heat. When the sauce starts to boil, slightly reduce heat to medium-high and leave the lid ajar. Continue cooking for another 15-20 minutes. In the meantime, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook the pasta according to package instructions. Discard the onion from the sauce and toss with well drained pasta. Sprinkle a couple of handfuls of your choice of grated Italian cheese and serve.

Toolbox

Add the recipe to which day?
« Today - Oct 29 »
Today - Oct 29
Oct 30 - Nov 05
November 6 - 12
November 13 - 19
Please select a day
or Cancel
Loading... Adding to Planner

Languages

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 171g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 168  
Calories from Fat 129 77%
Total Fat 14.65g 18%
Saturated Fat 9.17g 37%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 38mg 13%
Sodium 681mg 28%
Potassium 469mg 13%
Total Carbs 9.29g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2.4g 8%
Sugars 6.56g 4%
Protein 2.13g 3%
How good does this recipe look to you?
Click to rate it:
x

Link to Recipe

Embed Recipe 400px wide (preview)

Embed Recipe 300px wide (preview)

Advertisement
Advertisement

Leave a review or comment