San Marzano Tomato Sauce
Recipe type: Main
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Serves: 6
A simple but unbelievable tomato sauce
  • 1 - 28 ounce can San Marzano tomatoes (whole peeled)
  • 1 medium onion, cut in half and outer peel removed
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 teaspoon sugar
  1. Place all the ingredients in a medium sauce pan with the onion faced cut side down. Using a spoon or another kitchen device like a whisk or a potato masher, press each whole tomato down until it bursts.
  2. Place a cover on the pot and bring the sauce to boil for 3 minutes and then reduce the heat to a medium low. Cook the sauce on a low simmer for 45 minutes, stirring once.
  3. Spoon the sauce over your favorite pasta.
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