The New Basics
- 1/3 cup olive oil
- 4 -onions, coarsely chopped
- 8 oz. sliced Canadian bacon, cut into ¾ inch squares (we usually use regular bacon)
- 4 cloves garlic, crushed
- 2 cans (35 oz. each) plum tomatoes, drained
- 2 t. sugar
- ¾ cup dry red wine
- salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
Heat the oil in a medium-size heavy saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the onions, and sauté for 10 minutes.
Stir in the bacon and garlic, and sauté for 5 minutes more.
Stir in the tomatoes, sugar and wine. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Simmer, uncovered, for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Serve over hot pasta.
6 portions; enough for 1 lb. of pasta