The act of making pasta sauce is, for some, a form of art. Cooking said recipe enables them to bring their own unique and distinct touches to it. But in case you do not have your own recipe yet as regards making homemade pasta sauce, below is an easy and quick step guide to help you out.
The initial step in making homemade pasta sauce is to prepare the ingredients. First, have ½ of a small onion chopped. Second, you need to chop ½ of a zucchini into half inches. Third, have 2 small sweet peppers, 1 green and 1 yellow, diced. And fourth, crush 3 large garlic cloves. Now have these vegetables set aside and keep them separate. The next step is to have a large pot filled with water and boil the same. While waiting, you need to have an ice water bath set up, which is composed of a big mixing bowl filled with ice cubes and cold water. You should also prepare your pasta extruder before making the sauce.
Now, you need to drop a maximum of fresh tomatoes in the boiling water and when you see that their skin is beginning to split, have them removed and immediately place in the bath you prepared earlier. Wait for about 2 minutes before removing the tomatoes and put them on your cutting board. After, carefully peel the tomatoes’ skin using your fingers or a paring knife. Do this to all the tomatoes that you have and once you are done, you would have to cut in half each tomato and remove the seeds. The next step in making homemade pasta sauce would be to have the tomatoes roughly chopped and placed in a food processor. When done, you need to place the tomato in a pot filled with 2 inches of water over medium heat. Add olive oil, salt, and sugar depending on your taste. While waiting for it to simmer, you need to sauté the vegetables you prepared earlier and when ready, add the tomato mix. Stir the mixture and that’s it! You pasta sauce is done.
This recipe on homemade pasta sauce is pretty basic. You are free to add your own touch to it if you want to make the recipe your own.
Resource: WannaPasta article