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Slow-Simmered Marinara Sauce

Yield 12 servings (3/4 cup for pasta each)

Ingredients

  • 1 large onion, chopped (1 large = 1 cup)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cans (14.5 oz each) Hunt's Diced Tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (15 oz each) Hunt's Tomato Sauce
  • 1 can (12 oz each) Hunt's Tomato Paste
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil leaves
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano leaves
  • 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • Hot cooked pasta, optional

How to Make It

  1. Hands On: 15 minutes
    Total: 6 hours 15 minutes

    Combine onion, garlic, diced tomatoes (with juice), tomato sauce, tomato paste, basil, oregano, sugar and crushed red pepper in 4or 5-quart slow cooker.

    Cover and cook on LOW 6 hours. Makes 2-1/2 quarts. Serve with pasta, if desired.