cans Crushed Tomatoes - 28-32 oz each
large can tomato paste
salt to taste
pepper to taste
tsp. dried basil or 4 bay leaves
Use 2 turns of oil in bottom of pan. Saute, but do not burn, garlic. Add tomatoes, 3/4 can of water, paste, salt, pepper and basil. Cook on medium low heat for 1 hour. Stirring occasionally. After 1 hour add any meat to the pot (meatballs, sausage, beef, pork, etc) and cook for additional 2 hours. Stir often. Serve with pasta.