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RECIPES

Marinara Sauce

1/2 cup Vera Jane's Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped green pepper
1½ Tbsp garlic, finely chopped
2 Tbsp flat leaf parsley, finely chopped
3 Tbsp fresh basil, chopped
2 Tbsp fresh oregano, finely chopped
2 to 4 Tbsp sugar
(1) 12-oz can tomato paste
1/2 cup dry red wine
(1) 28-oz tomato sauce
(1) 28-oz DLM San Marzano Whole Peeled Tomatoes D.O.P., crushed with juice
1/2 cup water
Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Heat olive oil in a large heavy pan. Sauté onion, green pepper, and garlic until soft. Add herbs and 2 tablespoons sugar. Add tomato paste and cook for 3 minutes, stirring. Add wine and simmer for 2 minutes, stirring. Add remaining tomato products and water. Season to taste with salt, freshly ground pepper, and remaining sugar. Cook slowly for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Makes 8 cups



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