Fresh Herb Tomato Sauce

Recipe provided by Genius Kitchen

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon  extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon  red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 1⁄4 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 1 (28 ounces) can tomato sauce
  • 1⁄2 cup water
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 1⁄2 teaspoons basil, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon oregano, finely chopped
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon thyme, finely chopped
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon parsley, finely chopped

Instructions:

  1. Heat the olive oil in a sauce pan over medium heat. 
  2. Add garlic, onion, and red pepper flakes (if using). 
  3. Cook until onion is translucent (about 2 - 3 minutes). 
  4. Add tomato sauce, water, and sugar. 
  5. Bring to a boil and then reduce to a simmer for about 10 minutes.
  6. Add basil, oregano, thyme, and parsley. Cook for 5 minutes.
  7. Remove from heat and enjoy!