Total Time
1hr 25mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr 15 mins

Although this sauce is wonderful as a base for pasta or pizza sauce, we also us it as a base for cioppino.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat.
  2. Add onion, garlic, oregano, basil, marjorum and crushed red pepper.
  3. Cook covered until onion is translucent, about 10 minutes.
  4. Add remaining ingredients and simmer uncovered until sauce thickens and measures 8 cups total.
  5. Stir now and then and break up the tomatoes with a spoon.
  6. This will take about 1 hour and 15 minutes.
  7. Season.
  8. Can be made well in advance and refrigerated or frozen.