2-tablespoons Olive oil.
1½-cups Onion, chopped,
1-teaspoon Garlic, minced,
½-teaspoon Basil, dried,
½-teaspoon Oregano, dried,
¼-teaspoon Onion powder,
¼-teaspoon Garlic powder,
2-(28-ounce) cans Tomatoes, whole & peeled,
3-(15-ounce) cans Tomato sauce,
1-(8-ounce) can Tomato sauce,
1-teaspoon Crush red pepper.
Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the onion, garlic, salt, pepper, basil, oregano, onion power, crushed red pepper, and garlic powder; cook and stirring until soft, about 5 to 6 minutes. Put tomatoes in a separate large bowl and squeeze with a spoon to break apart; after breaking apart add tomatoes and remaining ingredients to pot and stir well. Simmer over medium-high heat. Lower the heat to medium-low and simmer uncovered for 45 minutes stirring occasionally.
Use right away and if this simple gourmet recipe is done correctly you can store in refrigerator for 3 to 4 days and can be frozen for 3 to 4 months.
Makes 10 cups
Note: There are several ways to make it spicer. Instead of one teaspoon of crushed red pepper make it one tablespoon of crushed red pepper or add one tablespoon of powdered jalapeno pepper.
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