An easy tomato sauce, where you control the salt content.
MEATLESS TOMATO SAUCE
in a heavy-bottomed pot combine
2 28 oz. cans crushed tomatoes
1 6 oz. can tomato paste
6 bay leaves
6 whole peeled garlic cloves
1 tablespoon dried oregano
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
pinch of salt, to taste
1 cup cold water
Over medium heat bring the sauce to a boil.
Reduce heat, and simmer for at least 2 hours.
Add water, as necessary
Just before serving remove bay leaves and garlic.
Serve over pasta
Have available on the table
grated Parmesan and/or Romano (your choice)