Parma Style Tomato Sauce

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  • 4 T. The Olive Tap’s 100% Extra Virgin Olive Oil (your favorite)
  • 1 medium onion, very finely chopped
  • 1/2 C. red wine
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 can (28 ounces) tomatoes with juice
  • 1/2 C. romano or parmesan cheese.
  • 3-4 large basil leaves, chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

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Heat oil to medium-low in saucepan. Add onion and cook until translucent, 5-8 minutes. Add red wine and stir until the alcohol has evaporated, about 3 minutes. Add garlic, cook and stir 2 minutes. Add tomatoes and cheese and stir well.

Simmer uncovered 20-30 minutes. Add basil and cook 5 minutes more. Season with salt and pepper to taste.