Fresh Tomato Marinara Sauce
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup green pepper
2 garlic cloves, chopped
3 cups (about 3 large), peeled, chopped tomatoes
1 can (6-ounces) salt-free tomato paste
2` teaspoons granulated sugar
1 teaspoon Frontier Organic Basil
1/2 teaspoon Frontier Organic Oregano
1/2 teaspoon Frontier Sea Salt
1/4 teaspoon Frontier Organic Fennel Seeds
1. Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion, green pepper and garlic. Cook, uncovered, 2 to 3 minutes. Add remaining ingredients. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, until tomatoes are very tender, about 15 to 20 minutes; stir occasionally. Cool 5 minutes.
2. Place cooled tomato mixture in blender, 1 or more cups at a time. Cover and blend at stir setting for about 30 seconds after each addition. Blend at purée about 30 seconds.
3. Return mixture to saucepan. Simmer over low heat about 5 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Serve over fresh pasta.