Authentic Italian Marinara Sauce

Recipe by Chef #696196
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READY IN: 2hrs 35mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In large pan over medium heat saute chopped garlic and onion in olive oil until translucent.
  • Add cans of tomato.
  • Sprinkle on black pepper.
  • Add bay leaves.
  • Let sauce simmer for about 30 minutes to reduce and intensify flavors stirring occassionally.
  • Add basil and parsley and stir well.
  • Allow sauce to simmer at least another two hours (can simmer all day if desired)stirring occassionally.
  • After two hours taste sauce, if acidic or if you want more sweetness add 1/2 tsp baking powder (or sugar) to cut acidity. Only do this if necessary.
  • Pull out both bay leaves before serving/storing.
  • Sauce can be served over pasta now or stored in freezer or refridgerator. If adding in meat add at the begining when adding tomatos.
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