I love spicy tomato sauce. This Simple and Easy Fra Diavolo Sauce, is so good. You’ll never buy jarred tomato sauce ever again. It really is almost as easy as opening a jar.  Manga!


Simple and Easy Fra Diavolo Sauce

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 193kcal
Making this spicy sauce couldn't be easier.
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  • 28 oz can Crushed Tomatoes
  • 6 oz can tomato paste
  • 1 1/2 t crushed red pepper - more or less to taste
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves roughly chopped
  • 2 t of Herbs de Provence or Italian seasoning
  • 10 cloves garlic - thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 2 T Olive Oil extra virgin
  • 2 T Balsamic Vinegar
  • Sea salt and fresh ground pepper - to taste


  • Heat oil in a dutch oven over med-high heat.
  • Cook onions and garlic until they begin to become transparent.
  • Add balsamic vinegar
  • Add can of crushed tomatoes and tomato paste.
  • Add crushed red pepper and herbs de Provence or Italian seasoning.
  • Simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Add fresh basil and cook another 5 minutes.
  • Serve warm.


Will keep refrigerated for about a week.


Calories: 193kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 670mg | Potassium: 1172mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 1580IU | Vitamin C: 32.8mg | Calcium: 119mg | Iron: 4.8mg
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