Quick Red Wine Tomato Sauce
1 large 30 oz can of good quality tomato sauce or, 2 -15 oz cans (not puree, not crushed) sauce!
2 Tablespoons of olive oil
1 small onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, pressed
1 teaspoon of sugar
1/2 teaspoon of salt (or to taste depending on canned sauce)
1 teaspoon of oregano
1 teaspoon of basil
1/4 cup of red wine (Burgundy, Merlot - frankly whatever red I have open - this time I used
1) Heat olive oil in large sauce pot on medium heat for 1 to 2 minutes then add onions and cook until translucent (about 4 minutes)
2) Add pressed garlic and cook an additional 30 seconds to one minute, stirring to make sure onions and garlic do not brown
3) Add tomato sauce, sugar, salt, oregano, basil, red wine, and simmer uncovered for 30 minutes - serve with your favorite pasta!