Basic Marinara Sauce
Recipe type: sauce
  • 4 ounces olive oil
  • 8 ounces onions, diced small
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 7 pounds fresh plum tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  • 2 cups canned tomato puree
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
  1. In a large, heavy walled pot over medium heat, sweat onions in olive oil until translucent.
  2. Add garlic and sauté until an aroma is present.
  3. Add plum tomatoes and tomato puree.
  4. Simmer mixture and reduce to a heavy consistency.
  5. Add fresh basil and season with salt and pepper to taste.
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