Spaghetti Sauce

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Nice, back of the stove, slow cooking sauce.

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  • add   1 large onion
  • add   1-2 tablespoon dried oregano
  • add   6 cloves garlic
  • add   1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes
  • add   1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • add   2 tablespoons dried basil
  • add   1 (28 ounce) can chopped tomatoes
  • add   1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
  • add   8 ounces red wine
  • add   2 tablespoons sugar
  • add   1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • add   4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • add   1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • add   1 teaspoon kosher salt

Instructions

  1. Place a 2 1/2 quart pot over medium high heat, add olive oil and red pepper flakes, stiring for approximately 1 minute.
  2. Lower heat to medium and add onion, sauteing until onion begins to be translucent.
  3. Add garlic and saute for additional 2 minutes.
  4. Add both cans tomatoes, tomato paste, tomato sauce, sugar, and wine.
  5. Add spices, blending thoroughly.
  6. Cover and simmer on low heat for 2 hours.
  7. Taste test after 2 hours and add more wine if too thick and reseason as desired.
  8. Simmer, covered, for an additional hour.
  9. Can be slow cooked in crock pot on low for 6-8 hours.
  10. Cooked ground beef or turkey or cooked italian sausage may be added upon serving if desired.
  11. This recipe freezes well.