Delicious Homemade Italian Marinara Sauce – Red Sauce Recipe

Delicious Homemade Italian Marinara Sauce – Red Sauce Recipe

A simple Marinara sauce or red sauce is a staple in Italian cooking. It's easy to make, freezes well, and can be used in so many recipes. It's perfect over pasta or to make pizza, Parmesan dishes and most tomato based Italian recipes. There is no reason to buy store bought when you can make a big pot of sauce and use some and freeze the rest. I like to freeze small and large containers so I hav

Ingredients

  • 3-4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 -28 oz cans crushed tomatoes or whole plum tomatoes in sauce
  • 6-8 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 of a medium size onion, chopped or 1 whole small onion, chopped
  • 1/3 cup fresh basil, torn or cut into long strips
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 can of water
  • Salt and fresh ground black pepper
  • Pinch of sugar (optional)
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