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Delicious 5 Ingredient Italian Pasta Sauce – Make And Freeze For Quick Easy Meals

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Italian Pasta Sauce

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Cooking and freezing meals is the best way to go when you need to save time and one of the best things to make-ahead is Italian Pasta Sauce because it’s so versatile. Whenever you need an easy meal all you need to do is heat your sauce, pour it over pasta, and top it with cheese. In just ten minutes you’ll be enjoying a healthy delicious meal.

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3 Ways To Use Italian Pasta Sauce

This sauce is easy to make from scratch and you can also use it on a pizza base before adding toppings or in mince to add a gorgeous flavor. Freezer meals are serious time savers.

1. Add it to mince to add a gorgeous flavor

I make a very simple mince with fried onions, a little garlic, some coriander, and then I add a portion of the Italian pasta sauce and let it simmer and it makes the most divine mince!

2. Use it on a pizza base before adding toppings

If you love homemade pizza then you should try our two-ingredient gluten-free pizza dough. It makes the most delicious pizza base and we use the Italian past sauce to add delicious flavor to our pizzas.

3. Pour it over pasta to make the best Italian Pasta ever!

It really is divine – just cook up some gluten-free pasta, then top it with this sauce and some cheese and enjoy!

Ingredients Needed For The Sauce

So the other great thing about this recipe is that you only need five ingredients for the sauce – tomatoes, garlic, fresh basil, salt, and sugar.

How To Cook The Sauce

The cooking process is also simple so that makes this pasta sauce recipe a keeper! Fry the garlic for two minutes, add the liquidized tomatoes, the chopped basil, and the salt, and then let it simmer into a rich flavorful sauce. Before taking it off add the sugar and let it cook for another 10 minutes. Sugar cuts the acidity and adds something amazing to the sauce.

How To Freeze

The portions you’ll need will depend on your family. So choose portions sizes that will work for you and then freeze them in freezer bags or containers. Because it can freeze safely for weeks it really is a great make-ahead meal option.

Italian Pasta Sauce Recipe

Delicious Italian Pasta Sauce – Make-Ahead And Freeze For Quick Easy Meals

Recipe by Joanna Steele / accordingtojo.comCourse: Lunch, DinnerCuisine: ItalianDifficulty: Easy


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A delicious pasta sauce to make the perfect meal with a hint of basil to add that Italian flavor. Top with cheese and enjoy!


  • 2 kg of Tomatoes

  • 2 Tbsp of Garlic

  • 3 Tbsp freshly chopped Basil

  • 2 tsp of Salt

  • 1 Tbsp Sugar


  • Fry the garlic for two minutes.
  • Then add the liquidized tomatoes, the chopped basil, and the salt and leave it to cook on medium for 20 minutes. (You might need to add some water)
  • Next add the sugar and let it simmer on low for another 10 – 20 minutes.
  • Serve with pasta and cheese.

More Delicious Pasta Sauce Recipes

The following are not gluten-free

If you want something a little hot try this yummy Spicy Arrabbiata Sauce

Or try this gorgeous Shrimp Pasta With Creamy Tomato Basil Sauce

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