Sugo is a classic Italian tomato sauce recipe perfect for serving over pasta, polenta, rice, and more.
Once you try this easy recipe for tomato sauce, I guarantee you will want to make it again for more than just pasta.
Heat oil in a large dutch oven over medium heat. Once hot, add onion and garlic. Saute for 3-5 minutes.
Add whole peeled tomatoes and stir. Smash the tomatoes with the back of your spoon while cooking.
Pour in red wine, and stir.
Season with red pepper flakes and fresh basil, and stir again to combine.
Let the sauce simmer for 1 hour, stirring occasionally. The sauce can be left to simmer for longer for deeper flavor.
Cook pasta according to directions near the end of the sauce cooking time. Taste, add salt and pepper as desired, and serve!