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Source: The Working Family's Cookbook

Quick Marinara Sauce
This rich, red sauce can be prepared in less than an hour. You will never reach for a jar of prepared sauce again.
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Serves: 3 cups
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
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2 tablespoons olive oil
1 small onion, chopped (about 1/2 cup)
1 large clove garlic, finely chopped
1 (35-ounce) can plum tomatoes, with juice
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon dried oregano
salt, to taste
freshly ground pepper, to taste

Heat the oil in a medium-size saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook, stirring, for about 5 minutes until softened. Chop the tomatoes coarsely and add them to the pan along with their juices. Add the basil and oregano. Bring the sauce to a simmer. Reduce the heat to low and simmer gently for about 45 minutes until the sauce is slightly thickened. Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve with pasta.

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