This simple, quick, versatile sauce is perfect over all kinds of pasta dishes and is a great base for other recipes.
Makes 6-8 servings:
2Tbs – extra virgin olive oil
2 cups – diced yellow onion
3tsp – garlic (minced)
2x 28oz – cans of crushed Italian tomatoes
¾cup – finely chopped fresh parsley
1½Tbs – sugar
1½tsp – crushed red pepper flakes
Salt to taste
Heat the oil in a large pan and cook the onions until translucent, about 4-5 minutes. Stir in the garlic and cook for about 30 seconds. Add tomatoes, parsley, sugar, red pepper flakes and salt. Bring to the boil, then lower the heat and simmer for 20 minutes. Can be served immediately, or cooled, put into jars and frozen for later use.