Basil Tomato Sauce
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 3/4 cup chopped onions
- 1 - 28 oz can whole plum tomatoes -- drained
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley -- or 4 tsp. dried
- 3 Tablespoons chopped fresh basil -- to 4 tbsp. OR 1 tbsp dried
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano -- or 1 tsp. dried
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
Heat olive oil in a skillet on medium-high heat and saute onions for about 4 to 5 minutes until wilted.
Add garlic and saute for 1 minute.
Dice drained tomatoes (reserve drained juice to thin sauce if desired).
Stir in tomatoes, onions, fresh herbs and spices, and simmer for 20 minutes.
Taste and adjust seasonings.
May use slow cooker for this sauce, cook on low heat for 1 1/2 hours.