In a perfect world, you’d whip up a Bolognese sauce from scratch every night. But time constraints are a thing, and a lot of the time the best you can do is use your brute strength to twist the airtight lid off a jar. But we just found a faster (and tastier) way to make homemade pasta sauce from scratch.
What you need: A cheese grater and a pound or two of fresh or slightly bruised tomatoes. (The softer and juicier the tomato, the better.)
What you do: Slice the bottom off the tomato, then, using the large holes in your cheese grater, grate the cut end of each tomato into a bowl until you reach the stem. Sprinkle generously with salt, then simmer the tomato mixture in a skillet until the consistency thickens. (Five minutes should be good.)
Now pour it over the pasta. Your deliciously easy dinner is served.