There is nothing better than a nice savory Marinara Sauce at any time of year. The Cuisineist test kitchens have been hard at work creating a tasty sauce that you are sure to enjoy .
Savory Marinara Sauce
By CUISINEIST.com Test Kitchens
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 Red Onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
2 Stalks celery, finely chopped
2 Carrots, peeled and finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 (32-ounce) cans crushed tomatoes
2 dried bay leaves
In a large pot, heat the oil over a medium flame. First , add the onions and garlic , saute until the onions are translucent, about 7-8 minutes. Secondly , add the celery, carrots, salt and pepper. Saute until all the vegetables are soft, about 8 minutes. Now add the tomatoes and bay leaves, and simmer uncovered over low heat until the sauce thickens, about 1 hour . Cover and simmer another 15 mins. Discard the bay leafs and season the sauce with more salt and pepper, to taste. You can make the sauce a day ahead or freeze for future use !
Have fun and Enjoy !