Number of Servings: 
Makes 2 quarts

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves chopped
  • 2 celery stalks finely chopped
  • 1 carrot finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 (32 ounce) cans crushed tomatoes
  • 1 dried bay leaf

Directions

  1. Heat oil in large pot, over medium-high. Sauté onions and garlic until onions are translucent, about 7 minutes.
  2. Add celery, carrots, salt and pepper. Sauté until vegetables are soft, about 7 minutes.
  3. Add tomatoes and bay leaf. Simmer covered over low heat until the sauce thickens, about 45 minutes.
  4. Remove bay leaf
  5. Salt and pepper to taste

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The Taste for Life Test Kitchen

The Taste for Life staffers have a wide variety of backgrounds and dietary needs. We're always experimenting in the kitchen, and love to share what we cook, and learn, in the process.