1/2 cup onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 14.5oz can Italian-style tomatoes
1 15oz can tomato sauce
1 6oz can tomato paste
1/2 cup of red wine
1 tablespoon fresh basil or
1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil
1 1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar
1 bay leaf
1/2 teaspoon fresh oregano or 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon salt, optional
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Heat olive oil and a large saucepan over low heat. Add onion and garlic and saute until transparent. In a blender, pureed tomatoes with juice, then add to onion mixture. Add tomato sauce, tomato paste, wine, basil, sugar, bay leaf, oregano, salt, and pepper, makes well. Simmer, uncovered, for 1 hour. Discard bay leaf. Serve hot over pasta.
Makes 5 1/2 cups (1/2 cups per serving). 55 calories.