Easiest Recipe: Yummy Julie’s Homemade Italian Tomato Sauce (a-k-a Sunday Gravy)

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Julie’s Homemade Italian Tomato Sauce (a-k-a Sunday Gravy).

Julie’s Homemade Italian Tomato Sauce (a-k-a Sunday Gravy) This Appetizing Julie’s Homemade Italian Tomato Sauce (a-k-a Sunday Gravy) using 13 easy ingredients and 6 simple steps. Learn how to achieve it.

Ingredients of Julie’s Homemade Italian Tomato Sauce (a-k-a Sunday Gravy)

  1. Prepare of can of tomato purée (crushed tomatoes would also work).
  2. You need of can of tomato paste.
  3. Prepare of bacon grease and/or extra virgin olive oil (I save up bacon grease drippings so I always have a reserve in a jar in the refrigerator).
  4. It’s of sweet onion, finely chopped.
  5. It’s of wine (red or white).
  6. Prepare of water.
  7. Prepare of basil leaves, chopped.
  8. Prepare of bay leaves, whole.
  9. You need of dried oregano.
  10. It’s of Sugar.
  11. Prepare of Garlic salt.
  12. You need of Black pepper.
  13. Prepare of heel of Parmesan cheese, optional.

Julie’s Homemade Italian Tomato Sauce (a-k-a Sunday Gravy) step by step

  1. In a large pot, sauté the chopped onions in the bacon grease (preferable) or the olive oil, or a combination of both, until the onions are soft and begin to turn brown..
  2. Add the remaining ingredients together into the pot and simmer, covered, all day long (but for at least a couple hours). For added flavor and an amazing taste, add meatballs (see my recipe), sausage, pork ribs and/or a heel of cheese (yes, just toss the entire heel into the pot). The more, the merrier!.
  3. When ready to serve, remove and discard the bay leaves and the heel of cheese..
  4. Serve over your favorite pasta..
  5. Tip: Make a double batch and freeze the extra for next week!.
  6. Buon appetito! 🇮🇹.