Mrs. Leonard's Marinara Sauce

A Leonard family favorite!  Garlic, tomatoes, and a generous helping of pecorino romano cheese make this sauce as flavorful as it is colorful.


Preparation Time: 10 MINUTES


Cooking Time: 40 MINUTES


Yield: 4 to 6 servings

Measurements Ingredients Savings Availability
3 tbsp.  Olive Oil - 750 ml. Weekly Special $5.99 ea. - Save $3 Add to Shopping list
1 medium  Onion $0.89 ea Add to Shopping list


2 tbs. (6 large)  Garlic Cloves $ Add to Shopping list


1 28 oz. can  Crushed Tomatoes $ Add to Shopping list
1 cup  Water

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1 28 oz. can  Peeled Tomatoes $ Add to Shopping list


1/2 bunch  Italian Flat Leaf Parsley $ Add to Shopping list

Stems removed and chopped

1-1/2 cups  Pecorino Romano Cheese $ Add to Shopping list


1 tsp.  sugar $ Add to Shopping list
1/8 tsp.  Oregano $ Add to Shopping list


  Salt & Pepper $ Add to Shopping list

To taste

1. In a pot over high setting, heat the olive oil and sautÈ the onion and garlic until the onions are translucent. Add the crushed tomatoes. Add 1/2 cup of water. Stir until all lumps are dissolved. Add the remaining water. Stir until smooth.


2. Add the peeled tomatoes and stir well. Add all of the other ingredients. Stir. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-high, and simmer for half an hour.