Serve this traditional marinara sauce with warm bread. Garlic bread would also be delicious!
INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic, chopped
- 5 tomatoes, peeled and finely chopped
- 1 teaspoon white sugar
- 1/4 cup water
- 2 teaspoons chopped fresh basil
- salt and pepper to taste
In a large skillet, heat oil and saute garlic until light brown and softened. Be careful not to burn the garlic. Stir in tomatoes, sugar, water, basil, and salt and pepper.
Bring contents of the pan to a boil. Cover and simmer on low heat for approximately 45 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve warm.