Tuesday 23 March 2021

Red Sauce Pasta Recipe/Fusili Red Sauce Pasta/Tomato Pasta Recipe/Homemade Pasta Sauce Recipe/How to make Pasta Sauce at home/Pasta with Fresh Tomato Sauce

Red Sauce Pasta/Tomato Pasta/Fusili Red Sauce Pasta is a filling and super delectable Paste recipe bursting with flavours. The freshly made Red Sauce for the pasta is made with tomatoes, onions, garlic and other perfect blend of spices and herbs. Do try out this delicious Red Sauce Pasta and post your comments here. I have made this Red Sauce Pasta with Fusili but you can replace with any pasta variety of your choice. Also do not forget to check out other interesting Pasta Recipe here.

Here’s how to make Red Sauce Pasta with step by step photos…


To make Pasta Sauce/Red Pasta Sauce/Tomato Pasta Sauce




1 big finely chopped

Garlic Cloves

8-10 finely chopped

Red Chilli Flakes

1 tsp

Black Pepper Powder

¾ tsp

Mixed Italian Herbs

1.5 tsp


As needed

Oil/Olive Oil


For Pasta

Fusili Pasta [Any pasta of your choice]

220 gms


As needed


To cook the pasta

Cheese [Optional]

¼ cup

Oil/Olive Oil

2 tsp

Preparation time: 5-7 minutes                     Recipe Category: Main Course

Cooking Time: 30 minutes                             Recipe Cuisine: Italian

Author: Priya Anandakumar

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To Make Pasta Sauce

Wash the tomatoes thoroughly with water and make small slits as shown in the photo.

Add the tomatoes to a sauce pan, add enough water until the tomatoes are submerged.

Let it boil really well for about 5-6 minutes.

Scoop out the tomatoes and let it cool down. You can use this water[little] when grinding the tomatoes.

Peel the skin of the tomatoes and add it to mixer jar.

Grind it to a puree and keep it ready.

Heat about 1 tbsp of oil in a sauce pan, add the chopped garlic , onions and saute well until they turn translucent.

At this stage add the ground tomato puree along with little water in which the tomatoes were cooked.

Now add red chilli flakes, required salt and mix thoroughly.

Let it boil really well for about 4-5 minutes.

Add the Italian mixed herbs, black pepper powder and mix thoroughly.

Let it boil for about a minute and then switch off the stove.

Flavourful and tempting Red Sauce for Pasta is ready. Keep it aside.

Cooking the Pasta

Heat about 4-5 cups of water in a sauce pan. Add 1 tsp of oil, required salt to the water.

Let the water come to rolling boil. At this stage add the Fusili Pasta[any pasta of your choice] to the water and stir really well.

Let the pasta cook for about 15 -20 minutes or cook the pasta according to the package instructions.

When the pasta is done, switch off the stove and drain the water. Rinse the pasta in cold running water. This will remove the excess starch and prevent it from further cooking.

Add 1 tsp of oil to the pasta and toss it well. Cooked pasta is ready.

Making Red Sauce Pasta

Now add the cooked pasta to the prepared pasta sauce.

Mix everything really well until well combined. Keep it on very low flame for about a minute and switch off the stove.

Super tempting and delicious Red Sauce Pasta is ready to be enjoyed. Serve it hot with grated cheese and mixed Italian herbs.

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