Creamy Red Sauce Pasta recipe aka Tomato Sauce Pasta 

By  Moumita Paul

About Red Sauce Pasta

Red sauce pasta is a recipe of Italian tomato sauce pasta prepared by tossing pasta in creamy tomato sauce with Italian herbs & cheese, easy to make at home with simple steps.

For making pasta 1/2 cup penne pasta 1 tsp olive oil/ vegetable oil 1/2 tsp salt 2 cups of water

Ingredients of Red sauce pasta

For making red sauce 350 g tomatoes 3 tbsp onion(finely chopped) 3 tsp chopped garlic 1/2 tsp oregano 1 tsp basil 1/2 tsp pepper 3/4 tsp chilli lakes 3 tbsp olive oil  salt (as taste)


Boil water with salt & oil, add penne pasta(use any pasta) in boiling water, cook al dente, drain well, keep aside. 

Preparing pasta

Making red sauce pasta

Wash tomatoes, make slits, keep it in piping hot water for 7-8 mins. Strain it, Peel it out & roughly chop it. Blend it well & make a smooth puree.

Preparing tomato puree

Preparing red pasta sauce

Heat a pan on low, add oil, sauté finely chopped onion & garlic until soft, add basil, then add the tomato puree, pepper, chilli flakes, salt & oregano, sauté well. 

Red sauce is ready

Creamy, tangy red tomato sauce(Italian marinara sauce) is ready. Can add more salt for taste or even more chilli flakes for making it more spicy.

Pasta in red sauce

Add pasta in red sauce, toss or gently stir it well, cook for 1-2 mins, turn off the heat. 

Pasta is ready

Our creamy red sauce pasta is ready, grate a good amount of parmesan cheese on it(optional). Mix it well.

Serve this pasta with

Best to serve this pasta all alone. However can serve this red pasta with any veg or non veg pizza or garlic bread or bread toast or just serve with a drink.

Thank you

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