Mea Culpa, Marcella!

By bt
February 26, 2019

Author Notes: …....inspiration drawn from Marcella Hazan. My cheeky weeknight homage to her luscious, classic 3 ingredient tomato sauce (San Marzano tomatoes, an onion, butter) bt

Serves: 2 - 3
Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 10 min


  • 12 ounces (1/2) jar pasta sauce of choice
  • 6 ounces water (3/4 cup)
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 pound dried pasta of choice
In This Recipe


  1. Combine sauce, water & butter in a medium sauce pan and bring to a gentle simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. Boil water & prepare pasta according to instructions.
  3. Sauce your pasta & enjoy. Feel free to accessorize as your larder provides & you see fit.

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