Family Tested & Approved
(8-ounces) crushed tomatoes
(14-ounces)whole peeled tomatoes
smoked tomatoes or canned fire roasted tomatoes
minced fresh oregano
minced fresh thyme
fresh ground black pepper
+ 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
In a heavy stock pot, combine the olive oil, garlic, and onion over medium heat and sauté for about 5 minutes, or until onion is translucent.
Add the wine and turn the heat to high, cooking for 2 minutes.
Add the crushed tomatoes, whole peeled tomatoes, tomato puree, tomato paste, smoked tomatoes, water, oregano, basil, thyme, salt, pepper and sugar and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat to low and simmer, uncovered for 30 minutes or until the mixture is reduced by one-fourth.
Remove from heat and puree in a food processor or blender. Do this in batches.
'serve immediately or cool and refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 14 days.
This sauce can be frozen.
Last Updated: Fri, Jun 13, 2014