My Mother's Marinara Sauce

Total Time:
32 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
17 min

Yield:
2 1/2 cups
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 small yellow onions, peeled, halved and cut into thin slices
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled and cut into thin slices
  • 5 cloves garlic, peeled, halved and cut into thin slices
  • 2 teaspoons red pepper flakes
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1 (28-ounce) can whole tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup basil leaves, washed
Directions

In a medium skillet, over medium heat, add the olive oil. Stir in the onions, carrots, garlic slices, and red pepper flakes. Season with salt, to taste, and cook for about 2 minutes. Add the sugar and the canned tomatoes, breaking them up with a spoon, and mix well. Cook for an additional 10 to 15 minutes over medium heat, stirring from time to time. Taste for seasoning, then stir in the basil leaves.


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