Real Life. Real News. Real Voices.
Help us tell more of the stories that matter from voices that too often remain unheard.
Join HuffPost Plus
THE BLOG

This Trick Will Change The Way You Cook Pasta Sauce

This post was published on the now-closed HuffPost Contributor platform. Contributors control their own work and posted freely to our site. If you need to flag this entry as abusive, send us an email.

Pasta lovers, rejoice: There's a better--and much less labor-intensive way--to whip up delicious and creamy homemade tomato sauce from scratch. Here's what you need to do.

2016-02-18-1455810288-4287312-pastasaucemsn1.jpg

Step 1: Go about your normal red sauce routine, combining ingredients--sautéed onion, garlic, crushed tomatoes, vodka, the works.

Step 2: Once the sauce is to your liking, transfer it to a heat-safe dish and cook it in the oven at 375 degrees for an hour and a half. This gives the flavors a chance to really meld together and caramelize.

Step 3: When it's done in the oven, blend it, then stir in an optional dash of cream before drizzling the sauce evenly on your perfectly al dente pasta. Voilà! Dinner is served.

Related:

30 Minutes Or Less Pasta Recipes