Tomato sauce

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Sugo di pomodoro

This delicious classic sauce for pasta & co is known under different names, such as Salsa di pomodoro alla napoletana, Ragu alla napoletana or even Sugo di pomodoro. The recipe, however, is always the same. This ancient dish with tomatoes and basil is just simple, but still a brand of Neapolitan cuisine.

tomato sauce
4.51 from 238 ratings
Probably the most popular pasta sauce in the world!
Difficulty: easy
Cost: low
Calories: 75kcal
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 25 minutes
Total: 30 minutes
Difficulty: easy
Cost: low
Calories: 75kcal
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 25 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Ingredients list



  • Heat the olive oil in a large pan and saute the whole peeled garlic cloves until translucent.
  • Then deglaze with the peeled tomatoes, season with salt and pepper and simmer on a low heat for 25 minutes. Stir occasionally during this process.
  • Then remove the garlic cloves from the sauce.
  • Finely chop the basil and add to the sauce. Stir everything well and simmer gently for another 5 minutes.
  • Now the delicious sauce can be used with any type of pasta!
    Buon appetito!


The sauce keeps in an airtight container in the refrigerator for about 3 days! 
Calories: 75kcal (4%)Carbohydrates: 5g (2%)Protein: 1g (2%)Fat: 6g (9%)Saturated fatty acids: 1g (5%)

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