Recipe courtesy of Michele Urvater

Salsa Marinara

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  • Total: 30 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 25 min
  • Yield: 3 cups of sauce
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1 cup minced onion

2 cloves garlic, minced

1/3 cup olive oil

2 pounds firm ripe tomatoes, cored and cut into 1-inch pieces or two 28-ounce cans peeled, whole Italian plum tomatoes

Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste


  1. In a large saucepan set over moderate heat cook the onion, garlic and oil, stirring occasionally for 5 minutes. Add the tomatoes and salt and pepper. Simmer, covered, stirring occasionally for 20 minutes. If desired, puree the mixture in a food processor or blender or through the disk of a food mill.