Fresh Marinara Sauce for Spaghetti

Ingredients:

  • 6 – 8 Roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1 large bunch basil, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 medium red onion, diced
  • 1 medium bell pepper, any color, diced
  • 6 – 8 fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 c. natural ripe olives, diced, reserving juice
  • 1/4 c. fresh parsley, diced
  • 1 – 2 Tbsp. Turbinado sugar
  • 1 – 2 Tbsp. olive oil, optional
  • salt to taste
  • prepared spaghetti pasta

Instructions:

  1. In a large saucepan combine reserved olive juice, basil, garlic, onion, bell pepper, mushrooms, and olives. Cover and simmer for about 10 minutes.
  2. Add tomatoes, sugar, oil and Parmesan. Cover and simmer for another 15 – 20 minutes.
  3. Add tomato puree if desired for more color. Spoon over pasta.
Browse Cook(s): Melody Prettyman

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