Basic Tomato Sauce

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– olive oil – onion – garlic cloves – tomato paste – crushed tomatoes – brown sugar – dried oregano – bay leaves – Salt and black pepper to taste – fresh basil

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In a pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add onions and cook 5 minutes until they are soft and golden. Add garlic and sauté, being careful not to burn.


Add tomato paste, crushed tomatoes, brown sugar, dried oregano, dried bay leaves, salt, and pepper. Cover and bring to a low simmer for 20 minutes. 


Remove from the heat, add fresh basil, and stir well. Remove the bay leaves.


Adjust the seasoning if you think it is necessary. Pour the sauce into a mason jar and keep it in the fridge for about 3 or 4 days, or you can freeze for months.

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