Monday, October 11, 2010

Luca's Italian Sauce

1/2 c. virgin olive oil
2 c. minced onions
4 cloves minced garlic
5 (6 ounce) cans tomato paste
5 (6 ounce) cans water
5 (1 lb. 13 ounce) cans of crushed tomatoes
2 T. salt (optional)
1 t. pepper
1 t. sugar
1 fresh bay leaf
1 t. dry oregano
1 t. basil
1 t. thyme
1 (16 ounce) smoked, loop sausage
Slice and quarter sausage. Brown garlic and onions in oil. Add sausage and other ingredients. Bring to a soft boil, turn heat down and simmer 2-4 hours, stirring every few minutes. Makes about 7 quarts of sauce. Use for spaghetti, pizza or as a marinara sauce.


Hopie said...

I was wondering if you forgot how to blog ;) This looks really good.... really good!!!!

Coleen's Recipes said...

Very nice recipe!! The grandkids will really like this (they like straight forward basic they say "don't put anything funky in it gramma") haha.

Katy ~ said...

Nothing like a homemade tomato sauce. YUM!!

Judy said...

Yumm, this looks like the real thing!