- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 onions chopped
- 1 garlic clove minced
- 2 1/2 cups diced peeled seeded tomatoes
- 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano crumbled
- 1/4 teaspoon sugar
- 1 pinch dried basil crumbled
- Salt to taste
- Freshly-ground black pepper to taste
Heat oil in heavy medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onions and garlic and saute until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add tomatoes, oregano, sugar and basil and simmer until thickened, stirring occasionally, about 1 hour. Season with salt and pepper.
This recipe yields about 1 1/2 cups.