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Deb's Marinara Sauce Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Deb Veilleux
Added: Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 tablespoons olive oil
5 garlic cloves, (or more!) minced
2 28-oz. cans ready-cut peeled tomatoes

1 6-oz. can tomato paste
(Optional) 4 tablespoons sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
10 fresh basil leaves
Black pepper to taste
Red pepper flakes to taste

Alternative: Add 1 medium onion finely chopped, and sauté the onion with garlic until limp.

Directions:
Directions:
In a deep 10-inch frying pan, heat the olive oil and gently sauté the garlic and onion if using. Add tomatoes, tomato paste and sun dried tomatoes. Add peppers and salt to taste.

Put on medium for 20 to 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Tear basil leaves into small pieces and sprinkle into sauce right towards the end.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 quarts
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 min.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
My kids only like my homemade sauce. If I brought a jar out Marisa will whine. She likes to eat the sauce like it's soup. My mother-in-law who is from Italy actually gave me her two thumbs up on this sauce. Now that's Italian!

 

 

 

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