Fedeli's Classic Italian Tomato Sauce

Behind every great pizza, lasagna, or spaghetti and meatballs is a great tomato sauce
Tomato Sauce

Fedeli

Behind every great pizza, lasagna, or spaghetti and meatballs is a great tomato sauce. This recipe comes courtesy of Fedeli, and uses non-GMO Italian tomatoes.  

4
Servings
221
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 cans of Fedeli whole peeled Italian tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • sea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 to 6 basil leaves

Directions

In a large pot, over medium heat, add 3 tablespoons of Italian olive oil.  Add the chopped onion, and cook until translucent.

Add the chopped garlic and stir for 2 minutes.  

Crush two 28 oz cans of Fedeli of whole peeled tomatoes and add to the pot. Keep the pulp and juices.

Add basil and bring to a low simmer. Cook, stirring occasionally for 30 to 45 minutes or until the sauce is thick.

Season with salt and pepper and add one to two tablespoons of Italian olive oil to finish it off.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
25g
36%
Saturated Fat
22g
92%

Italian Shopping Tip

Italian food is about simplicity and letting the ingredients shine. So make sure you get ingredients that are great quality and flavor. Farmers markets and specialty stores will have great produce and products. Just be sure to have some great olive oil.

Italian Cooking Tip

Unlike other highly regarded cuisines, Italian cooking is usually simple to make with many dishes having only 4 to 8 ingredients. Italian cooks rely chiefly on the quality of the ingredients rather than on elaborate preparation.