Monday, March 5, 2018

Sugo Al Pomodoro / Italian Tomato Sauce

Sugo al pomodoro, is a simple, easy and delicious classic Italian sauce which is prepared with simple ingredients. This sauce is prepared with onions, tomatoes with basil leaves,  and this combination makes an excellent sauce to enjoy with pastas or else for layering your lasagna and why not to top a pizza crust. Yes this sauce is quite versatile and can be freezed very much for further use. Dont know why, this time i couldnt stop myself to post three classic tomato based Italian sauces for this week's blogging marathon. However anything cooked with tomatoes is our family favourite especially Italian sauces. Needless to say i have some ardent fans of pasta dishes at home, obviously all three sauces i have posted for this week's blogging marathon was a super duper hit among my family members.

Sugo al pomodoro

You might have noticed that i have been posting tomato based Italian sauces for this week's blogging, yes my theme for this week is Italian sauces. Kids enjoyed this sauce thoroughly with farfalle pasta for their saturday lunch with grilled meats. If you are looking for a simple and easy breezy classic Italian sauce, dont forget to give a try to this tomato sauce which will definitely please your tastebuds. Nice, pulpy reddish tomatoes makes excellent Sugo al Pomodoro, so dont do any compromise when its comes to pulpy tomatoes to get the bright reddish sauce.

Sugo al pomodoro, Italian Tomato sauce

Recipe Source: Here
1kg Tomatoes
1cup Onions (chopped)
1tbsp Tomato paste
1tsp Sugar
1/4cup Olive oil
Few basil leaves

Bring boil a pot of water, meanwhile make a cross on every tomatoes.

Now drop the tomatoes in hot water and cook until their skins gets off.

Drop the tomatoes to chilled water and remove their skins, cut them as four and discard the seeds.

Cut the tomato as small pieces.

Heat enough olive oil in a pan, add the chopped onions and saute until they turns transculent.

Now add the chopped tomatoes, salt and cook until the tomatoes gets well mashed.

Italian tomato sauce, Sugo al pomodoro

Add the tomato paste, sugar and cook everything in medium flame until the sauce turns semi thick.

Finally add the chopped basil leaves and put off the stove.

Add a dash of olive oil in the sauce and serve with cooked pastas.


vaishali sabnani said... Reply To This Comment

What a pretty and flavourful red sauce ! And that bow pasta in the background is fabulous . Basil happens to be one of my favourite herbs , drooling early morning .

Srivalli said... Reply To This Comment

Such a versatile sauce Priya, I love how well you presented this...and enjoyed your theme!

Pavani said... Reply To This Comment

Such a simple and easy to make tomato based pasta sauce Priya. It looks perfect with pasta or even on pizza.

Rafeeda AR said... Reply To This Comment

This is I guess the simplest sauce in Italy with some very complex flavors of basil...

pankti said... Reply To This Comment

Sounds like a sauce full of flavour..

Jyoti Babel said... Reply To This Comment

An easy and versatile sauce that is. I am sure it will go well with any shape of pasta.

cookingwithsapana said... Reply To This Comment

This is my favorite, easy basic pasta sauce. I love how versatile this sauce is.

Harini R said... Reply To This Comment

Simple basic everyday sauce. Loved this for its simplicity.

Rujuta said... Reply To This Comment

Lovely sauce using simple everyday ingredients.. That's the best part of this Marathon getting to know different cuisines..Thank you for sharing

Unknown said... Reply To This Comment

Wow that's a delicious sauce for pasta .. am just drooling for some pasta now. Loved all your sauces this week aks.. International cuisine le neega always best aks. Love how you explore food :)

code2cook said... Reply To This Comment

This is very simple pasta sauce. In this Italian sauces theme, I loved all of the pasta sauces you shared. Great work done. I will try my hands on such things very soon.