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pinspiration – numero veinte y tres

paul loves marinara. more so now than before. whenever we get dominos pizza or we make our own, he likes to have a small cup to dip into.

i had tried a quick marinara recipe that i found on pinterest a looong while back. paul said it tasted okay but i didn’t like it. it basically was just boiled crushed marinara and garlic.

so when i found this recipe I thought i’d give it a try. it didn’t seem too difficult nor did it have a lot of steps.
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source: www.twopeasandtheirpod.com on tricia via pinterest

here’s what you need:
two 28 oz cans of crushed tomatoes
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a pinch of fennel seeds, a bay leaf, salt and pepper, crushed red pepper, and oregano. (i think I might be missing a few things so make sure you follow the original recipe in the link above.)
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oh yea, onion and garlic. (the more garlic the better.)
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carrots and a celery stalk, both diced.
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get started by sauteeing the onion and garlic….and creating the most delicious smelling base.
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after a while of sauteeing, add the crushed tomatoes, and spices. then the basil.
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once it’s simmered altogether and cooled down, jar it, date it, and put it in the fridge. i’m not quite sure how long it’s good for so i just wrote the date it was made.
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do you have a favorite marinara recipe? how do the ingredients match up to the ones in this recipe?

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2 thoughts on “pinspiration – numero veinte y tres

  1. sheri on said:

    So…what was the verdict? Good? Keeper? All of those ingredients sound very yummy!

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