Nina's “Trust No-One” Spaghetti Sauce
- 2 Tbsp olive oil
- 3 garlic cloves, pressed
- 1/2 medium onion, chopped finely
- 1 heaping tablespoon dried basil
- 1 heaping tablespoon dried oregano
- 1 - 6 oz can tomato paste
- 1 - 28 oz can peeled tomatoes
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp onion powder
- 1 tsp salt
- ½ cup red wine
- 1 large carrot, washed, split lengthwise
- Optional: ½ tsp hot chili flakes.
Sauté garlic and onion in olive oil, on medium heat about 3-5 minutes.
Add dried basil and oregano, sauté another minute.
Add tomato paste and simmer 10 minutes.
Add the rest of the ingredients and simmer on low heat for one hour. Thin with boiling water if it gets too thick.
Remove the carrot before serving.