Tomato Sauce for Pasta

Tomato Sauce for Pasta 2

Tomato Sauce for Pasta

3.95 from 19 votes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Course Sauces
Servings 3 cups
Calories 192 kcal


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons onion finely chopped
  • 1 carrot medium, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 stalk celery finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 3 cups crushed canned tomatoes
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 teaspoons basil
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 tablespoon parsley minced
  • 1 bay leaf small
  • ¼ cup red wine dry


  • Use the SAUTÉ function to sauté the onion, carrot, celery, and garlic until softened. Add all the remaining ingredients. Turn off the SAUTÉ function.
  • Close and lock the lid of the cooker and set the regulator knob to PRESSURSet the timer for 12 minutes on the pressure cook function on HIGH.
  • When done, release the pressure and open the cooker. Use the SIMMER function to reduce the sauce if it is not thick enough.
  • If the sauce is too thick simply add an additional ¼ cup of red wine and a 15 ounce can of tomato sauce to make the sauce thinner.


Calories: 192kcalCarbohydrates: 22gProtein: 4gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 337mgPotassium: 800mgFiber: 6gSugar: 12gVitamin A: 4030IUVitamin C: 26mgCalcium: 100mgIron: 4mg
Food Group Vegetables
Cooking Method Pressure Cooking, Sauteing
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