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

Simple and Easy Fra Diavolo Sauce

Course: dinner, entree, lunch, Main Course, Sauce
Cuisine: Italian, Pasta, Sauce
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 193 kcal
Making this spicy sauce couldn't be easier.


  • 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


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

Recipe Notes

Will keep refrigerated for about a week.

Nutrition Facts
Simple and Easy Fra Diavolo Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 193 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 670mg 28%
Potassium 1172mg 33%
Total Carbohydrates 29g 10%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 16g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 31.6%
Vitamin C 39.7%
Calcium 11.9%
Iron 26.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


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