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Mary’s Marinara with Garden Tomatoes


Mary’s Marinara with Garden Tomato

This Merola family recipe was passed down to Mary by her Italian mother and is sure to please your family as well! Large stock potSharp paring knifeMesh strainerLarge stainless bowl with ice water (ice bath)Cutting boardLarge sauté panChef's knifeMixing bowlsImmersion blender 1/4 cup Olive Oil1 Yellow Pepper (diced)1 large White Onion (finely diced)6 Garlic Cloves (smashed)2 Shallots (minced)Coarse Kosher Salt12-15 Roma Style Tomatoes (San Marzano or Tiren)½ cup Red Wine2 teaspoon Sugar6-8 Basil Leaves (chiffonade cut)¼ cup Flat Italian Parsley (coarsely chopped)Dry Red Pepper Flakes (to taste)

Directions to prepare fresh tomatoes:

In a large stock pot, heat 8 qt of water, add 1 tablespoon of Kosher Salt and bring to a...