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10 Minute Homemade Pasta Sauce

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My 10 Minute Homemade Pasta Sauce recipe is just what you need for quick and simple weeknight dinners!
10 Minute Homemade Pasta Sauce

It’s so nice to have a speedy homemade pasta sauce recipe that tastes like it’s been simmering all day.  This 10 minute sauce will have all of your guests fooled.  It is so flavorful and goes so nicely with your favorite pasta.

10 Minute Homemade Pasta Sauce

Simple pantry ingredients along with minced onion and garlic.

10 Minute Homemade Pasta Sauce

When your oil is nice and hot, saute your onion.

10 Minute Homemade Pasta Sauce

Add your minced garlic and cook for a couple minutes, until softened slightly.

10 Minute Homemade Pasta Sauce

Add your crushed tomatoes.

10 Minute Homemade Pasta Sauce

That color!

10 Minute Homemade Pasta Sauce

Add your seasonings and stir until hot.

10 Minute Homemade Pasta Sauce

Just as simple as that, your sauce is ready for your favorite pasta!  After you add the sauce to your pasta, add some fresh basil for an even better sauce!

10 Minute Homemade Pasta Sauce

10 Minute Homemade Pasta Sauce

10 Minute Homemade Pasta SaucePrep time: 5 min | Cook time: 5 min | Total time: 5 min


  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup minced white onion
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh garlic
  • 28 ounces crushed tomatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon fine dried basil


  1. Heat oil in medium/large pan over medium heat. Saute onion and garlic for 2 minutes, until softened. Stir in tomatoes, salt, pepper, red pepper flakes and basil. Simmer util ready to serve. Store in airtight container in refrigerator for 1 week or freeze as desired.

Makes 28 ounces of sauce, goes well with 1 pound cooked pasta

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14 Responses | Comments RSS

  1. 1

    Love homemade pasta sauces!

  2. 2

    I love simple tomato sauce elite this- delicious!

  3. 3

    This sauce looks so good Jenny!

  4. 4
    Maria Lichty says:

    I love a recipe that is quick, easy and delicious!

  5. 5

    This pasta sauce looks amazing and I love love that all it takes is 10 minutes!!

  6. 6
    Leslie says:

    Looks very simple and delicious! 🙂

  7. 7

    I love how easy and tasty this sauce is!

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  9. 9

    Homemade sauce is the best. This is so much easier than recipes that call for tending to it for hours!

  10. 10

    Oh Thank you for sharing!! This is so simple, I think I will make a big jar of this sauce and freeze them for quick and lazy day.

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  14. 14

    Nice and Lovely recipe. I think i will make it easily. thanks for sharing this recipe

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