Spaghetti Marinara
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Recipe type: Dinner
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Yields: 8 Servings
 
Serve with Baked Meatballs and a side salad and bread
Ingredients
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • 5 Celery stalks, chopped
  • 2 Carrots, chopped
  • 3 Garlic cloves, minced
  • 12 oz Tomato paste
  • 1 tsp Oregano
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 2 bay leaves
  • ¼ cup fresh basil or 1 tsp dried
  • 28 oz crushed Tomatoes
  • Spaghetti, cooked
Instructions
  1. Heat Olive oil over medium heat in a large pan.
  2. Add in onion, celery, carrots, and garlic.
  3. Cover and cook for 10 minutes.
  4. Stir in tomato paste, oregano, sugar, salt, pepper, bay leaves and basil.
  5. Cook for an additional 4 minutes, stirring.
  6. Reduce heat and stir in crushed tomatoes.
  7. Simmer sauce over low heat for 45 minutes.
  8. Remove and throw out bay leaves.
  9. Place half the sauce in a blender and blend smooth.
  10. Place the smooth sauce in a new pan and blend second half and add to first.
  11. Reheat mixture for an additional 10 minutes or while cooking the spaghetti.
  12. Top hot pasta with hot sauce and serve immediately.
Recipe by Cook Eat Delicious! at http://www.cookeatdelicious.com/pasta-recipes/spaghetti-marinara-recipe.html