Basic Spaghetti Sauce

Stephani Spitzer

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@stephiebug

This is a good, basic sauce to use as is over a more delicate variety of pasta, or, add meat of your choosing to make it more hearty.


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Serves:

Approximately 10

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

2/3 c
olive oil
3 large
onions, chopped
2 large
carrots, finely chopped
1 stick
celery, chopped
6 clove
garlic, finely chopped
4 tsp
salt, or to taste
1 1/2 tsp
freshly ground pepper
3
bay leaves
2 tsp
oregano
1 c
water
2 tsp
sugar
3 can(s)
28-ounce italian whole tomatoes, crushed or coarsely chopped
16 oz
can tomato paste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In large stockpot, heat olive oil. When hot, add onions, carrots, and celery. Sauté on medium heat for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally until lightly browned. Push vegetables to the side and add garlic. Season vegetables with some of the salt and pepper and cook for another 2 minutes.
2
Add bay leaves, oregano, water, sugar, tomatoes, and tomato paste to stockpot. Mix well and bring to boil. Season with rest of the salt and pepper. Reduce heat to low or medium-low and let cook for 45 minutes. Adjust seasonings. Sauce improves if made day before.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Sauces