Rating: 2.72 stars
18 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 6
  • 1 star values: 4

The secret to memorable marinara sauce is good-quality tomatoes and lots of fresh garlic. Spread this atop some pasta for a quick and easy weeknight dinner

Martha Stewart Living, January 2011

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
total:
40 mins
Yield:
Makes 6 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oil in a large heavy pot over mediumheat. Cook onion and garlic until softand translucent, about 8 minutes. Addtomatoes, red-pepper flakes, 1 teaspoonsalt, and some pepper. Simmer, covered,until thick, 25 minutes. Stir in herbs.

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Cook's Notes

Sauce can be refrigerated for up to 3 days or frozen for up to 3 months.

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Reviews (1)

18 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 6
  • 1 star values: 4
Rating: Unrated
02/03/2011
may i be so bold as to suggest that you add to this lovely recipe: one half cup of Martini and Rossi sweet vermouth.... it adds depth of flavor to the tomato...by the way... other brands won't have the same impact!