DIY Pasta Sauce: Make your own Authentic Italian Red Sauce in 10 Minutes or Less!

Carlo Pistritto, Mechanical Engineer turned Jack-of-all-Trades

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11 Videos (22m)
    • Section 1.1 - Welcome

    • Section 1.2 - What is a Red Sauce?

    • Section 1.3 - Overview of Making a Red Sauce

    • Section 2.1 - Choosing Your Ingredients

    • Section 2.2 - Food Preparation

    • Section 3.1 - Sautéing

    • Section 3.2 - Tomato Base

    • Section 3.3 - Adding Other Major Ingredients

    • Section 3.4 - Adding Herbs and Spices

    • Section 3.5 - Cooking Pasta

    • Section 3.6 - Plating Your Dish


About This Class

Learn how to cook a fast and easy authentic homemade Italian pasta sauce using basic ingredients. This class focuses on tomato-based sauce.  Perfect for cooks and non-cooks alike, and ideal for people who don't have much time to shop and cook, but still want to provide their family a delicious and healthy meal. Meant to be made using ingredients usually found in a kitchen. Lectures will include explanations of the purpose of each ingredient, and substitute/optional ingredients that can be used based on the cook's desired taste or ingredient availability. This recipe is vegetarian-friendly, but flavorful enough for meat lovers alike.

We will also briefly be covering how to cook pasta so that we can create a complete meal.

10 of 13 students recommendSee All

Step by step instructions on how to create an authentic pasta dish. Helpful class :)
I appreciate that Carlo really goes over how to create an authentic Italian pasta dish!
He presents some neat ideas not know by the average person.





Carlo Pistritto

Mechanical Engineer turned Jack-of-all-Trades

Here is my bio, complete with the different types of skills I am interested in teaching.

I am the youngest child of an immigrant family from Sicily, Italy.

I have been cooking since I was around five years old, helping both of my parents in the kitchen as a "sous chef".

My first language was Sicilian, followed by English (which is my primary language now). I learned Spanish in middle school and high school and I am fairly fluent. I then studied Italian in college, which...

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