Yesterday I talked about my new found love, the Veggetti and today I am going to share my favorite pasta sauce recipe with you so you can test this for yourself. This fresh sauce is super simple and so delicious. I've been making it for well over a year and will never go back to using jarred pasta sauce again.
Lisa's Top Secret Pasta Sauce
1 lb. of bulk Italian sausage
2 cans (28 oz. each) of Italian San Marzano whole tomatoes (do not use a cheap domestic brand, the tomatoes are key)
3 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil (again, do not go cheap on the oil)
1 shallot, minced
1 small red onion, minced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 Tbsp fresh oregano (I grow it year 'round on my windowsill)
1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
1/2 tsp sea salt
2 Tbsp brown sugar (it cuts that tin-y tomato taste)
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