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Marinara Sauce
/ Cuisine: Italy


Qty unit Ingredient
1/2 cup
3 medium
2 stalks
1 teaspoon
1 teaspoon
1 teaspoon
8 large
1 teaspoon
1/2 teaspoon
1 teaspoon
1/2 cup
1/4 pound
1/3 cup


Heat olive oil in a heavy skillet. Sauté the onions gently until tender and transparent, approximately 10 minutes.

Stir into the cooked onions; celery, oregano, basil and thyme and cook for an additional 5 minutes.

Add the quartered tomatoes, salt, pepper, sugar and tomato paste. Bring to boil. Lower the heat to medium and simmer for 35 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Add mushrooms and white wine. Continue to cook until sauce is thick, about 15 to 20 more minutes. Taste for seasoning. Add more salt and pepper if needed.

Keldon C. | December 10th, 2021

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