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Ed Giobbi's Marinara Sauce

  • ACTIVE: 50 MIN
  • TOTAL TIME: 3 HRS 45 MIN
  • SERVINGS: Makes about 3 1/2 cups
  • HEALTHY
  • MAKE-AHEAD
  • VEGETARIAN

  1. 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  2. 2 garlic cloves, minced
  3. 1 large onion, coarsely chopped
  4. 1 medium carrot, thinly sliced
  5. 4 cups Home-Canned Tomatoes
  6. Salt and freshly ground pepper
  7. 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  8. 1 tablespoon chopped basil
  9. 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet. Add the garlic, onion and carrot and cook over moderate heat for 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, pass the tomatoes and their juices through a food mill. Add the tomatoes to the skillet and season with salt and pepper. Cover partially and simmer over low heat for 15 minutes. Pass the sauce through a food mill and return it to the skillet. Add the butter, basil and oregano, cover partially and simmer for 30 minutes longer.