Pasta Sauce with Fresh Herbs Recipe

Pasta Sauce with Fresh Herbs Recipe

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This classic spaghetti sauce combines sweet tomatoes with rich Hellmann's® or Best Foods® Real Mayonnaise and infused flavors of thyme, oregano, allspice and bay leaf.
  • 8 People


  • 15 Mins

    Prep Time

  • 30 Mins

    Cooking Time

  • 45 Mins

    Ready In

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 3 Tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1 Tbsp. firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh oregano leaves *, chopped
  • 1 tsp. fresh thyme leaves **
  • 1/4 tsp. ground allspice (optional)
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine
  • 2 cans (14.5 oz. ea.) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup torn fresh basil leaves
  • 3 Tbsp. Hellmann's® or Best Foods® Real Mayonnaise

  1. HEAT olive oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat and cook onion, stirring occasionally, until almost tender, about 3 minutes. Add garlic and cook 2 minutes. Stir in tomato paste, sugar, oregano, thyme, allspice and bay leaf. Cook, stirring occasionally, 3 minutes.

  2. ADD wine and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium and cook until wine is almost evaporated, about 5 minutes. Add tomatoes and water and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring occasionally, until sauce is thickened, about 15 minutes. Stir in basil. Cool slightly, then stir in Hellmann's® or Best Foods® Real Mayonnaise. Remove bay leaf. Makes enough sauce for 1 lb. spaghetti or your favorite pasta.

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