The other day I screwed up my pasta sauce really badly by using Tomato Paste instead of Tomato Purée, so of course I needed to redeem myself by making a super easy, yet delicious pasta sauce. Ideally this would be made using homemade tomato sauce, but I used a simple store-bought Marinara sauce.
Instructions are below:
- Sauté some vegetables (I cut up mushrooms and onions, but peppers could also work well) in a pan with some oil and salt till they are golden brown.
- Pour in marinara sauce and splash in some water (starchy pasta water is ideal as it will significantly improve the sauce) and bring to a simmer.
- Add in any seasonings or herbs (salt, pepper, basil, etc) and cheese/milk.
- Carefully add in pasta that is about a minute under-cooked and mix until pasta is perfectly cooked and coated.
- Serve hot and enjoy