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Mar042010

Jessie's Simple Marinara Sauce (Vegetarian)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By Jessica Cameron

Makes approximately 3-4 cups

Serves approximately 4

  • 1 Cup finely diced onion
  • ¼ Cup finely diced garlic
  • ¾ Cup Olive Oil
  • 35 oz can of whole Italian tomatoes
  • 2 tblsp Dried Basil
  • 2 tblsp Dried Oregano
  • 1 tblsp Red Pepper Flakes       
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • ½ cup of fresh chopped Italian parsley, or 2 tablespoons of dried parsley

     In a medium sauce pan over medium heat add the olive oil. Once heated, add the onion and garlic, sauteeing over medium heat for 7-8 minutes, until softened.

     Add 35 oz can of whole tomatoes, with the tomato juice from the ca.n With a potato masher (not an electric masher, just a hand held masher) crush the tomatoes into bite size chunks. They will break down from there. Let those come to a mild simmer, and add the rest of the ingredients. 

     Add 2 tblsp of dried basil and 2 tblsp of dried oregano (if adding fresh add the herbs after taking the sauce off the heat and let sit for 5 minutes).  Add 1 tblsp of red pepper flakes. Add ½ cup of red wine (or red Italian vermouth, if no wine available), and ¼ cup of balsamic vinegar.  Bring the sauce to a gentle boil and reduce by 1/3.  After reducing take it off the heat, and mix in a cup of diced fresh Italian parsley (or 1 tblsp of dried). Serve over spaghetti or your pasta of choice with freshly grated parmesan cheese.

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