Saturday, December 17, 2011
Easy Marinara Sauce
2 sm.cans Tomatoes (pureed or chunk)
1 small Onion - finely diced
3-4 lg Cloves Garlic (minced)
splash Olive Oil
2 TBLs. Tomato Paste
splash Braggs Liquid Aminos
splash Worcestershire Sauce
1 tsp- 1 TBLs (each) Dried oregano, parsley, basil, thyme (to taste)
1 tsp. Fennel seed (smashed) - this is to taste..or optional
1 tsp. Red pepper flakes (optional)
1. In a sauce pan warm some olive oil on med heat. When oil is hot add your onions and saute` until tender and slightly brown. salt and pepper.
NOTE*** If you would like to add additional veggies/meat to this sauce - add them now
pre-cooked meat works best here. (for example - using leftover meatloaf)
(example - shredded zucchini, bacon, sausage, or diced peppers etc.
If adding mushrooms... do not salt until after they have browned)
If sauce is too chunky for your family - puree` in a blender
(or smash with a hand potato ricer)
SERVE over grilled veggies like zucchini, eggplant and squash, Or grilled chicken. Or for spaghetti, use spaghetti squash.