Sauce, Marinara Spaghetti

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Ethnicity
American  
Base Type
Vegetable  
Course
Entree  
Preparation Time
10-30 Minutes  
Difficulty
Easy  
Serving Size
Refresh / Double it
Comments
Very good. I like this MUCH better than store bought.  
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Last Modified
2014-10-07  
User
Joyce McGuire



Ingredients
                
2 t
olive oil

1 ea
medium onion, white

2 ea
clove garlic

1 cn
28 oz tomato

2 t
tomato paste

1/4 t
dried oregano

1/4 c
dried lentils (optional)

1 ea
bay leaves (optional)


Directions
Simmer lentils in water until soft.  Add spices as desired.

Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium heat. Once hot, add onion and sauté 3 minutes until softened. Toss in garlic and cook 2 minutes. Stir in tomatoes(with juice), tomato paste, oregano and bay leaf. Simmer, uncovered, about 25 minutes. Add lentils near end of cooking time and let simmer a little longer.