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spoonful of Homemade Red Sauce in Less then 40 Minutes!
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Homemade Red Sauce in Less then 40 Minutes!

Quick and easy red sauce infused with red wine, fresh vegetables, herbs, and spices sure to elevate any Italian meal.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time40 minutes
Total Time50 minutes
Course: Main Course, Sauce
Cuisine: Italtian
Keyword: Homemade Red Sauce in Less Then 40 Minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 116kcal


  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large onion minced
  • 1 rib celery finely minced
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine
  • 28 ounce can quality crushed tomatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper - fresh ground


  • Heat olive oil in a large saute pan over medium heat.
  • Add onion and celery to pan and sprinkle with salt.
  • Saute onion and celery until soft and transparent, about 5 minutes.
  • Add garlic, crushed red pepper flakes, and tomato paste and cook for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
  • Add wine and cook until you have a gentle simmer.
  • Add crushed tomatoes, oregano, basil, parsley, and black pepper.
  • Stir to combine and bring to a low simmer.
  • Cover and cook for 30 minutes, stirring as necessary.
  • Taste sauce and add salt and pepper if necessary.
  • Enjoy!



Calories: 116kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Sodium: 750mg | Potassium: 389mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 650IU | Vitamin C: 16.7mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 1.7mg