Marinara Sauce Aka "grandma's Sauce"

READY IN: 4hrs 30mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Brown sausage in separate pan.
  • Garlic press the garlic (or mince) and brown in the olive oil in a large pot. When brown, add sliced onion and cook until slightly translucent.
  • Add tomatoe paste to onion mixture and mix thoroughly. Add crushed tomatoes, basil, salt, pepper and water and stir well.
  • Finally, add sausage (and/or meatballs--see my other recipe) and bring to light boil.
  • Once boiling, decrease heat to simmer and cover . Cook on simmer for 3-4 hours stirring occassionly.
  • If you can't wait the full 3-4 hours add a dash of sugar and it equals about 1 hour of cooking time.
  • Add red wine during the last 30 minutes of cooking.
  • Suggestion: Serve over pasta with grated parmesan, salad, and bread -- .
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