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Basic Red Sauce Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lauren Cruz

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
teaspoon dried basil
1 cups chopped yellow onions (1 medium yellow onion)
1 teaspoon minced garlic (about 2 cloves garlic)
teaspoon dried oregano
⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper
2 (15-ounce) cans tomato sauce
3 tablespoons tomato paste
2 cups water
1 teaspoon sugar

Directions:
Directions:
1. Place the tomatoes in a large bowl and squeeze to break into small pieces. Set aside.
2. In a heavy 5-quart pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onions, garlic, salt, basil, oregano and black pepper, and cook, stirring, until soft, 5 minutes. Add the tomato sauce, tomato paste, water, sugar and reserved crushed tomatoes, stir well, and bring to a simmer. Lower the heat to medium-low, and simmer uncovered for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.
3. Remove from the heat, and use as needed.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10; 2.5 quarts
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 min
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Great for lasagna or Mom's Famous Eggplant Parm

Mom's notes: Good!!

 

 

 

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