Homemade Marinara sauce

Yesterday my neighbor brought me a bunch of homegrown tomatoes, so I decided to try making Marinara (something I have never done!)

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I tried a recipe from food network and gave it a shot.
I had some fresh basil from my garden and some other organic produce from the store.

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First I puréed half an onion and a bunch of garlic. Chopped the other half of the onion normal. Sautéed these with olive oil until translucent.

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Puréed some carrots and celery and added these to the pot

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Lightly pulsed the tomatoes and basil in the food processor and added them

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Lastly, I added a touch of Marcela wine, salt, and black pepper. Simmered everything on low for about an hour. About halfway through simmering I added a large can of Tomato sauce just to give it more body. ( Hopefully next time I will have enough tomatoes to not need this )

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