Mama Milina’s Spicy Tomato Sauce

Sarsa piccanti ri mama’ Milina

Preparation info
  • Makes about

    4 cups

    of pasta
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Sicilian Feasts

By Giovanna Bellia La Marca

Published 2023

  • About

This sauce is delicious on pasta or pizza.


  • 1 onion, chopped
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 (28-


Sauté the onion in the olive oil. Add the tomatoes, sugar, capers, spices, salt, pepper, and ½ can of water. Stir, lower the heat, and cover. As the sauce cooks, stir it a few times, and crush the tomatoes with a fork or with a potato masher. Cook for 30 minutes.