Foolproof Marinara

Technically this is my husband's recipe. I give him full credit because I never made great sauce like this until I met  him. Hopefully I get it right!

Start by heating your skillet up with some olive oil. While the oil is heating chop up your onion Try not to cry! 

Brown your meat [if using] while softening your onions and garlic. 

Add desired choice of red sauce. [Mine here is half jar sauce & half canned diced tomatoes-I also threw in some fresh tomatoes at the end]

Stir up ingredients and add seasonings and brown sugar. 

Simmer for 10-15 minutes. 
 Serve over pasta & enjoy!

Homemade Red Sauce 
Recipe by The Apron Gal

-1 pound lean ground turkey or beef [optional]
-2 teaspoons minced garlic
-1 large yellow onion
-1/4 cup brown sugar
-2 tablespoons Italian seasoning 
-Garlic salt to taste
-1 jar of favorite red sauce 
OR any combination of canned diced tomatoes, fresh tomatoes, and canned tomato sauce


Heat olive oil in skillet over medium high heat, add garlic. Brown meat in skillet and soften onions. *Add your choice of canned tomatoes or sauce or combination thereof. Add Italian seasoning, garlic salt and brown sugar. Simmer for 10-15 minutes to let flavors soak in. 

Serve over pasta with Parmesan cheese on top. 

*Note-choose your tomato products according to the chunkiness level you prefer. For this batch I did half pre-made tomato sauce with half diced tomatoes. I also threw in a few fresh tomatoes I was trying to use up. 

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