Basic Tomato Sauce
1 medium onion, chopped
3 gloves garlic, chopped fine
3 T extra virgin olive oil
one 28-oz. can crushed tomatoes in puree
one 15-oz. can tomato sauce
1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped, 
or 1 tsp. dried basil
1 tsp. baking soda
salt and pepper to taste
In a medium skillet, sauté the onion and garlic in olive oil until tender. Add the crushed tomatoes and tomato sauce, stirring to mix, while cooking over medium heat.  Add the basil and baking soda, continuing to stir. Lower heat to a simmer. Add salt and pepper to taste. Simmer for 15 minutes, stirring frequently.
Makes about 5 cups of sauce.


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