This isn't your great grandmother's tomato sauce recipe.. but it is very simple and quick. When you are meal prepping it is important to remember that in order to be most efficient with your time that it is okay to take some shortcuts. This is a super simple shortcut recipe but it still has great flavor to it and goes great with some spaghetti squash and meatballs.
- Few springs of fresh rosemary, minced
- Few springs of fresh thyme, minced
- 3 cloves of garlic, minced
- 1 onion, diced
- 1 bunch of fresh basil, chopped
- 1 jar of crushed tomatoes
- 1 jar of whole peeled tomatoes
- 1 tsp. smoked paprika
- 1 tsp. red pepper flakes
- olive oil
- salt and pepper to taste
Heat pan over medium high heat.
Add olive oil to the pan.
Add diced onion and stir. Sautee until translucent.
Add rosemary, thyme, and garlic. Stir and then add smoked paprika and red pepper flakes.
Saute for about a minute and then add in your jars of tomato and chopped basil.
Salt and pepper to taste.
Let simmer on low heat covered for about 15 minutes.
Adjust seasoning to taste and enjoy!
Make sure to also check out the video recipe here.