DeFalco's Authentic Italian Tomato Sauce

Total Time:
3 hr 40 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
3 hr 20 min

Yield:
10 to 12 servings
Level:
Easy

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Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 8 cloves fresh garlic, minced
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 3 to 4 fresh Italian sausages, casings removed
  • One 28-ounce can San Marzano tomatoes, crushed by hand
  • One 28-ounce can tomato puree
  • One 28-ounce can tomato sauce
  • One 8-ounce can tomato paste
  • 1 cup fresh basil, roughly torn
  • 1 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 cup marsala wine
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
Directions

Heat the oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the garlic, sausages and onions and cook until lightly brown.

Add the crushed San Marzano tomatoes and 1/2 can water, bring to a simmer. Add the tomato puree, 1/2 can of water and simmer again. Repeat with the tomato sauce, again adding 1/2 can of water and bring the sauce to a simmer. Add the tomato paste and cook through.

Add the basil, parsley, marsala wine, pepper, salt and sugar into the pot and stir. Simmer for 2 to 3 hours, stirring frequently.

This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional and makes a large quantity. The Food Network Kitchens have not tested it for home use and therefore cannot make any representation as to the results.

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