Mariano's homemade Italian tomato sauce


by Charlotte Today Show

Posted on May 26, 2010 at 1:00 AM

Updated Tuesday, May 25 at 2:45 PM


Low heat in large saucepan add olive oil
4-6 cloves of garlic - diced
1 medium yellow onion - chopped
¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
Add garlic, onion and parsley to already hot oil
Slow cook until onions are clear
½ cap Italian seasoning
Salt and pepper
Add ½ lb meat – brown the meat
Add 6 oz tomato paste
Cook for 5 minutes
Add 2 teaspoons of sugar
Add 4,  8oz. cans of tomato sauce
Fill each empty can  ¼ of the way with water and add
Turn up heat to medium and bring sauce to boil
Reduce to low heat and cook 2-3 hours