Marcella Hazan’s Tomato Sauce

Maybe I’m slightly late to this bandwagon. But I know I’m certainly not the only one. We all need to get on board with this. The internet is buzzing about this tomato sauce made with only three ingredients. Yup. Three. Canned tomatoes. An onion. Butter. That’s it!? After you make it you won’t want to add anything else to this sauce. It’s pure and perfect.



Cook low and slow and occasionally mash up the tomatoes with a wooden spoon for about 45 minutes. Easy. Results:


Well better late than never. I stumbled across this recipe initially on Smitten Kitchen. After doing more research, all credit for this recipe is due to Marcella Hazan, an Italian cookbook author many credit with bringing traditional Italian cooking to the American Public. Grazie!

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