Thursday, June 28, 2012

The Best Marinara Sauce Ever

This is from a coworker and she says it is the best sauce ever. She won't buy bottle anymore.

2 Tbsp olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
2 tsp minced garlic
1 (28 oz) can crushed tomatoes
1 (15 oz) can diced tomatoes
1 small can tomato paste
1 tsp oregano
1 tsp basil
1 whole bay leaf
1/2 tsp sugar
salt and pepper to taste

1. Over medium heat, heat oil in a large pot until hot
2. Add onions and garlic. Saute for 3 to 5 minutes until the onions begin to appear translucent.
3. Add the tomatoes, stir to mingle the flavors. Add herbs and bay leaf.
4. Sprinkle in sugar, salt and pepper. Lower the heat and continue to simmer for 30 minutes uncovered. Stir occasionally.