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Italian Red Sauce
I use Kirkland brand from Costco
chopped garlic cloves
cans of crushed tomatoes
I use Hunt’s or Cento
can of tomato sauce
I use hunts or Cento
of dried basil ground in spice mortar
dried thyme ground in spice mortar
dried marjoram ground in spice mortar
dried oregeno ground in spice mortar
fresh chopped sweet basil
Sea salt and pepper to taste
*1/2 tsp of stevia *optional ingredient only used if the sauce is tasting very acidic.
Heat up olive oil in a 6+ quart heavy duty stainless steel stock pot on medium heat. Once heated add in chopped garlic. Let sauté for 2-3 minutes, be sure to not let the garlic burn.
Stir in pureed onion, bell pepper mix.
Turn heat down to low, add cans of crushed tomato and tomato sauce.
Stir in all dried spices, fresh basil, salt, and pepper.
Let simmer on low heat for about 30 minutes or longer for more flavor. I cook mine on low heat all day with the meatballs in it.
Makes 11 - 1 cup servings. Calories per serving: 85. Fat per serving: 1g; Carbs per serving 15g; Protein per serving: 3g.