Acadia's Marinara Sauce

Recipe by AcadiaTwo
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 8-10




  • In a 3 quart Dutch oven add the olive oil and onions. Saute on medium low until tender about 4 minutes stirring frequently.
  • Add garlic and saute for an additional 1 minute stirring frequently (Do not let garlic burn).
  • Slice up bell peppers, add to mixture and saute an additional 4 minutes stirring frequently.
  • Add sherry.
  • Add basil, oregano, parsley, Italian seasoning and mix with other ingredients.
  • Remove mixture and place in food processor or blender and blend until smooth.
  • Place pureed mixture back into dutch oven.
  • Add crushed tomatoes and bay leaf. Add salt (optional).
  • Bring to a low boil stirring frequently, then reduce to simmer.
  • Cover and cook for 45 min on low/simmer, stirring every 5 minutes (I set my timer).
  • Remove bay leaf before serving.
  • Enjoy!