onion sauce

This sauce hails from northern Italy, and is best if you caramelize the onions slightly before continuing with the recipe. Wish, flavorful, made with pantry ingredients. In the Italian way, simple is best!

Onion Sauce

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 People


  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 8 ounces wine
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil or 2 tablespoons fresh basil snipped
  • One 15-ounce can diced tomatoes or tomato sauce
  • 8 ounces hot cooked pasta


  1. Sauté onion in olive oil over medium-low heat. When onions begin to turn golden, add wine, reduce by half. Add tomatoes and basil, simmer 15 minutes. Serve on hot pasta

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