Homemade Pasta Sauce

My mom taught me how to make my own spaghetti sauce when I was a little girl and I have learned from her techniques to formulate my own recipe! This sauce is very savory and gives off a wonderful aroma of italian herbs while it’s simmering.

Homemade Pasta Sauce Recipe

By Noela Published: November 4, 2012

  • Yield: 3 Servings
  • Cook: approx 25 min

For pizza sauce, add a whole 6oz can of tomato paste.



  1. In a large skillet on medium high, allow earth balance to melt. Saute diced onions for about 7 minutes, or until translucent.
  2. Add in the can of diced tomatoes. Stirring frequently, continue to saute for about 5 more minutes.
  3. Dump in the tomato sauce and tomato paste. Turn the heat down to medium-low (on a 1-10 scale, about a 3 or four)
  4. Add the seasonings and allow to simmer for about 10 more minutes.
  5. Finally, add in the salt, sugar, and cayenne. Pour over your favorite noodles, sprinkle with vegan mozzerella cheese, and enjoy!