You only need five ingredients (not including salt!) to make our ultimate red sauce.

Martha Stewart Living, October 2017

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Credit: Heami Lee

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
total:
35 mins
Yield:
Makes about 5 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat a straight-sided skillet over medium. Swirl in oil; add onion and 1 teaspoon salt. Cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is soft and translucent, 7 to 9 minutes. Stir in garlic and red-pepper flakes; cook 30 seconds. Add tomatoes to skillet; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until reduced and thickened slightly, about 20 minutes.

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Cook's Notes

For the purest fresh-from-the-vine flavor, we like Muir Glen Organic whole peeled tomatoes, available at most grocery stores.

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