Basic Marinara

Ingredients:
  • 3 Tbs. olive oil
  • 3 C chopped yellow onion (about 3 medium)
  • 1 Tbs. sugar
  • 3 Tbs. minced garlic (about 6 cloves)
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. dried basil
  • 1-1/2 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. fennel seeds, crushed
  • 2 Tbs. balsamic vinegar
  • 2 C chicken broth
  • 3 (28-oz.) cans no-salt-added crushed tomatoes
Instructions:

Heat oil in a large Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion to pan; cook 4 minutes, stirring frequently. Add sugar and next 7 ingredients (through fennel seeds); cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Stir in vinegar; cook 30 seconds. Add broth and tomatoes; bring to a simmer. Cook over low heat for 55 minutes or until sauce thickens, stirring occasionally. Yield: about 12 cups (serving size: 1/2 cup).


Date Added:April 20, 2008
Classification:Sauces & Dressings
Source:Cooking Light
Meal:Dinner
Course:Main Course
Preparation:

Stovetop

Notes:

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