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Amazingly Simple Tomato Sauce

Rated as 4.92 out of 5 Stars
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"I've used this sauce for lasagna, ziti, eggplant Parmesan, meatballs, and spaghetti. You name it, it's great with it."
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Ingredients

1 h 15 m servings 86
Original recipe yields 10 servings

Directions

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  1. Heat olive oil in a large, heavy pot over medium heat. Cook and stir onion and garlic in hot oil until tender, 5 to 7 minutes.
  2. Stir crushed tomatoes, tomato sauce, tomato paste, and water with the onion mixture until smooth; add sugar, parsley, basil, salt, Italian seasoning, fennel, and pepper. Stir the mixture, bring to a simmer, reduce heat to low, and cook, stirring occasionally, until thickened and the seasonings have permeated the sauce, 1 hour to 90 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 86 calories; 1.4 17.9 3.5 0 1265 Full nutrition

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Excellent! Next time I'm adding some garlic cloves in, too.

I was looking for a heartier sauce than a simple tomato sauce. This is it! I used it to make chicken parmesan. Thank you for an easy delish sauce.

OMG! I never made tomato sauce before but this is the best sauce I've ever eaten... I made it one morning and the only I added was some pepper flakes for some heat; and it made the house smell g...

This recipe is amazing! I’ve made it 2 ways. Once exactly like the recipe says(and it was amazing) and the 2nd time, I used 1 less can of tomato paste and an extra tablespoon of sugar because I ...

This was delicious! My husband says I'm not allowed to ever buy pre-made sauce again. Thanks for sharing!

I was really happy with this recipe. I did add about 1/2 tsp of crushed red pepper, as I was wanting something a little spicy. I will add a bit more next time. Also I used brown sugar instead...

I made this as written and it is excellent...my only thought is the salt...it is very salty. I'm not going to add salt next time and it'll likely be perfect. Thank you!

I used diced tomatos already seasoned with Italian spices so all i had to do was saute the onions and garlic then pour in the cans. No spices needed!

Easy AND yummy!!! Mixed a shallot in with the onions, changed the Italian seasoning to Oregano and used brown sugar instead of white! 2nd servings seal of approval from my boys = happy momma!