Arrabiata Sauce

Italian Cuisine

Pairs Well With: Merlot (Red)


1 teaspoon olive oil 1 cup chopped onion 4 cloves garlic, minced 3/8 cup red wine 1 tablespoon white sugar 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 (14.5 ounce) cans peeled and diced tomatoes 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley


Heat oil in a large skillet or saucepan over medium heat. Saute onion and garlic in oil for 5 minutes. Stir in wine, sugar, basil, red pepper, tomato paste, lemon juice, Italian seasoning, black pepper and tomatoes; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium, and simmer uncovered about 15 minutes. Stir in parsley. Ladle over the hot cooked pasta of your choice.