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Pasta Sauce

Samrawit Asfaw
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian


  • 1 Onion chopped
  • 1 large carrot shredded fine
  • 2 small size canned tomato paste or home made (comment for Paste recipe)
  • 8 Piece rip organic tomatoes pureed
  • 4 cloves Garlic chopped fine
  • 1/2 cup Olive oil extra virgin
  • 2 sprig Fresh rosemary leafs
  • Hot Water as needed
  • Salt and pepper


  • Saute onion and carrot with olive oil till slightly golden brown.
  • Add tomato paste, cook at medium heat for about 5 mins adding 2 tbsp water if it gets dry and sticky to the pan.
  • Add copped tomatoes, garlic and rosemary leaves, simmer for 20-25 minutes, stir occasionally add water between string if it tends to be sticking to the pan.

For Bologese sauce (with ground beef)

  • Add ground beef with the onion and carrots and follow steps 2 and 3

With fish (sea food)

  • Fry the fish on a different pan then add it 5 minutes before you finish cooking the sauce.
  • serve warm with your favorite pasta. Enjoy!


  • Sprinkle with some berebre or mitmita for some heat
  • Try eating your paste with Enjera you will love it if you are into enjera
Keyword bolognese, pasta, pastasauce