1 onion (diced)
2 cloves garlic (minced)
1/4 tablespoon dried hot peppers (red)
1 can (6 oz.) tomato paste
2 cans (8 oz.) tomato sauce
1 can (28 oz.) crushed tomatoes in purée
1 can (28 oz.) diced tomatoes
1 1/2 tablespoon dried parsley
1 tablespoon dried basil
1/2 tablespoon dried oregano
1/4 tablespoon fennel seed
1 tablespoon sugar
2 tablespoon olive oil
Sauté the onion and garlic in the 2 T. of olive oil until the onion becomes translucent. (about 1 min.)
Add the peppers and tomato paste
Add the tomato sauce, and then fill up the empty can with water and mix that in.
Add the crushed and diced tomatoes, simmer to a slow boil on medium heat.
Add the dried parsley, basil, oregano and fennel seed.
Simmer on low for 1-2 hrs. to allow flavors to mix. cover pot with a lid. stir occasionally
Then add the vegan sugar and simmer covered until ready to serve.
Put over vermicelli, angel hair, or penne. (Penne is my favorite.)