Authentic Italian Tomato Sauce
Recipe courtesy DeFalco”s
Prep Time:20 minInactive Prep Time: — Cook Time:3 hr 20 min
10 to 12 servings
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
8 cloves fresh garlic, minced
1 medium onion, diced
3 to 4 fresh Italian sausages, casings removed
One 28-ounce can San Marzano tomatoes, crushed by hand
One 28-ounce can tomato puree
One 28-ounce can tomato sauce
One 8-ounce can tomato paste
1 cup fresh basil, roughly torn
1 cup fresh parsley, chopped
1 cup marsala wine
1 1/2 tablespoons freshly ground black pepper
1 tablespoon kosher salt
1 tablespoon sugar
Heat the oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the garlic, sausages and onions and cook until lightly brown.
Add the crushed San Marzano tomatoes and 1/2 can water, bring to a simmer. Add the tomato puree, 1/2 can of water and simmer again. Repeat with the tomato sauce, again adding 1/2 can of water and bring the sauce to a simmer. Add the tomato paste and cook through.
Add the basil, parsley, marsala wine, pepper, salt and sugar into the pot and stir. Simmer for 2 to 3 hours, stirring frequently.
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