Tomato & Basil Pasta Sauce

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  • Ask anyone I know and they will tell you that my favorite dinner to make is pasta. In fact, our friends and family have come to expect it when they come for dinner. I’m always experimenting with new sauces to keep this favorite exciting. This tomato basil pasta sauce recipe has a “from scratch” feel, but uses a few shortcuts to keep it quick!

    Tomato & Basil Pasta Sauce

    Course Entree
    Servings 4
    Author Julie Blanner

    Ingredients

    • 2 Tbsp olive oil
    • 1 tsp minced garlic
    • 1 8 oz jar sun dried tomatoes drained
    • 1 8 oz can tomato sauce
    • 1 tsp ground red pepper
    • 1/2 c dry white wine
    • pepper
    • fresh basil

    Instructions

    1. Over medium heat, combine olive oil, garlic & sun dried tomatoes. Stir and allow to cook for 5 minutes. Pour wine in and stir well. Add tomato sauce and red pepper and reduce to a simmer for 5 minutes. Pepper to taste.
    Fresh basil is a great way to add flavor, fragrance and color to red sauces. Top and serve!
    Photography: Alea Lovely
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