My Mother’s Butter, Tomato, and Onion Sauce

Preparation info

  • Makes enough for

    1 pound

    dried pasta
    • Difficulty

      Medium

    • Ready in

      50 min

Appears in

Hazan Family Favorites

Hazan Family Favorites

By Giuliano Hazan

Published 2012

  • About

If I had to pick one dish that exemplifies “Hazan family favorites,” it would be this sauce. It is ridiculously simple. You put four ingredients into a pot and place it on the stove. The onion is just peeled and cut in half, no chopping or slicing required. And if you are using canned tomatoes, all you do is open the can, pour it in the pot, and break up the tomatoes with a wooden spoon. But its not because of how easy it is that its a favorite; its because the flavor is addictively delicio