Homemade Tomato Basil Pasta Sauce

Homemade Tomato Basil Pasta Sauce

Kayleigh Whipps 1

"This amazing sauce is great over noodles or some kind of vegetable. With a short cooking time, it's fabulous!"


30 m servings 78 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 78 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 4.5 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.1g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 483 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat; cook the tomatoes in the melted butter until they begin to fall apart, 5 to 7 minutes. Add the basil, olive oil, garlic salt, salt, and pepper. Slowly stir the flour into the mixture and cook until it begins to thicken, 5 to 7 minutes. Stir the water through the mixture to break up any lumps of the flour. Mix the garlic into the sauce and simmer another 5 minutes. Serve hot.
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  1. 83 Ratings


Excellent basic sauce recipe. Easy to prepare great flavor. Substituted red wine for the water. This sauce is full of flavor and coats the pasta evenly. Will be adding this one to the regula...

Delicious! I was concerned at first, but it turned out lovely. Here's some hints I found useful: if using dried instead of fresh basil, use only four teaspoons. I also found that I didn't need t...

This really was a fantastic and simple recipe. I love that I can make it using all-natural ingredients. I didn't have any small tomatoes, so I used 4 large ones instead, and it still turned out ...

This is a wonderfully easy, quick sauce. We didn't have fresh tomatoes on hand, but two cans of diced tomatoes worked just fine. It was so delicious, the man of the house did the dishes. Any rec...

This was a great, light sauce! Don't expect that all day simmering thick sauce, this is just a perfect fresh easy way to use up your garden veggies. We had it with ricotta ravioli and salad for ...

Wow! This sauce was amazing. My husband I made this with fresh tomatoes and basil. Mmmm! We will make this again.

This was just ok for me. It tasted very basil-y when I tasted just the sauce, but once mixed with pasta it seemed to have no flavour at all. I also added some wine. It didn't say anywhere (nor i...

Loved it! It was nice to find a tomato sauce that didn't have sugar in it but still didn't have a bitter taste. Made this with home grown tomatoes and basil. Loved it's freshness.

This was a great recipe. Made a very small amount so, I added an additional can of diced toms and more spices. I also sauteed the garlic and some diced onion with the tomatoes.