Tomato Sauce Recipes
Basic Tomato Sauce
Chef Hugh Acheson uses a little grated carrot to offset the acidity in his fragrant tomato sauce, which also has plenty of fresh oregano.
Classic Marinara Sauce
The secret to excellent tomato sauce? According to F&W's Grace Parisi, the trick is starting with superlative whole (not crushed) tomatoes and simmering them with whole (not chopped) garlic cloves. The result: A classic marinara that can quickly be spun into all sorts of variations.
Sweet Potato and Tomato Sauce
Sweet potatoes make an excellent addition to tomato sauce--they are sweet and creamy and balance acidic tomatoes perfectly.
Basic Tomato Sauce from Fresh Tomatoes
10-Minute Tomato Sauce
A tablespoon of butter makes this speedy sauce especially luxurious. Michael Schlow recommends leaving the butter out if you're planning to freeze the sauce, and adding it during reheating.
Spicy Tomato Sauce
This will coat 1 pound of pasta. Cooked tomatoes are a good source of lycopene, a compound that fights cancer.
No-Cook Summer Tomato Sauce
This incredibly simple tomato sauce is Chicago chef Tony Mantuano's secret weapon in the summer. He marinates peak season tomatoes with olive oil, basil and shallots before spooning the over grilled fish or piling it on grilled bread. Tony also loves to toss the sauce with chopped fresh mozzarella, cooked pasta and olive oil.
Kimchi Marinara Sauce
Try this Korean spin on the classic Arrabiata by adding fiery kimchi for a rich and tangy all-purpose sauce with a kick. Use it as a pizza sauce, for Chicken Parmesan or in Shakshuka.
Coconut Curry Tomato Sauce
Use as a poaching liquid for chicken, shrimp, lamb, pork and vegetables.