Recipe courtesy of Alex Guarnaschelli

My Mother's Marinara Sauce

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 32 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 17 min
  • Yield: 2 1/2 cups
  • Nutrition Info

Ingredients

Directions

  1. 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.