Tapatio Marinara

By Chay Land

Tapatio Marinara

Ingredients: 
½ cup of extra virgin olive oil
2 finely chopped white onions
2 finely chopped cloves of garlic
2 finely chopped carrots
2 stalks finely chopped celery
1 teaspoon of Kosher salt
½ teaspoon of black pepper
2 - 32 oz. Cans of crushed tomatoes
2 Tablespoons of TAPATIO Hot Sauce
2 dried bay leaves


Directions:

In a large pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat.  And add the onions and chopped garlic until soft, about 10 minutes.  Add the carrots, celery, salt and pepper.  Saute about 10 minutes until the vegetables are soft.  Add the tomatoes, the TAPATIO Hot Sauce, the bay leaves and simmer, uncovered, over a low heat for about an hour.  Remove and discard the bay leaf.  Add more salt and pepper to taste, if necessary.