MARINARA SAUCE

 

  • Cooking Time: 1 hr.
  • Servings: 10-12
  • Preparation Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 Table. olive oil
  • 2 1/2 cups of diced onions
  • 1 Table. brown sugar
  • 5 large garlic cloves, diced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons of dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon of oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoons of crushed fennel seeds
  • 1 Tablespoon of balsamic vinegar
  • 2 cups of chicken broth
  • 3 (28 oz.) cans of diced tomatoes
  • 2 heaping tablespoons of tomato paste

Directions

  • Heat oil and saute the onion for 3-4 minutes, stirring frequently. Add the next 8 ingredients and cook for a minute stirring often. Stir in the vinegar and then add the broth and tomatoes; bring to a simmer. Cook over low heat for approximately one hour or until sauce thickens. Cool. Freezes well.

Notes

I found this recipe on the internet and made a few modifications. I really like it. Great for chicken or eggplant parmesan.

Categories: Italian 

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