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Homemade Red Sauce-With Meat #156

--> Homemade Red Sauce-With Meat #156 Over the years, I have made many versions of red sauce. As my career blossomed to include interviewing top chefs from around the world, I have fine-tuned the recipe more than 156 times! Just like with wine where you need great grapes, using authentic San Marzano tomatoes makes a big difference in taste. I usually use Cento brand. Currently both Walmart and Target have been discounting this product to around $3.49, which is about $1.50 less than small shops. Careful! Cento also sells canned tomatoes from California. These are not San Marzano Certified from Italy.  Serves: 6-8 people Prep & cooking: 2 hours Ingredients: 2-28OZ Cans of San Marzano Certified Peeled Tomatoes 1-Whole Yellow Onion chopped finely ¼ -Cup of Olive Oil 2-Carrots peeled and chopped 2- Teaspoons of fresh or frozen Basil 4- Garlic Cloves 3-Bay Leaves 1-Teaspon Italian Herbs Seasoning Mix 1-Tablespoon of Tomato Pa