Italian Sugo Sauce Recipe made with extra-virgin olive oil, garlic, and basil is made using this simple sugo recipe. Use it to make pizza, gnocchi, or your favorite pasta dish.
Sugo is a traditional Italian tomato sauce that benefits from being simmered slowly on the stove. This recipe makes a rich, delicious sauce using a small number of ingredients.
- 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 onion, chopped
- 4 cloves garlic, halved
- 2 (14-ounce) cans of passata (crushed tomatoes)
- ¼ cup fresh basil, torn in half
- salt to taste
HOW TO MAKE ITALIAN SUGO SAUCE RECIPE
Oil is heated in a pan over low heat.
Add the onion and garlic.
Cook and stir for 5 minutes or until tender and transparent.
Put salt, basil, and passata in. Cover and simmer the sauce over medium heat, occasionally stirring, for about 20 minutes, or until the tomato sauce has thickened.
Before serving, take out and serve with Italian dishes.