After cleaning the
, place them in a food processor and process until they are in small pieces.
Extra-Virgin Olive Oil (1 1/2 Tbsp)
in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add chopped carrots and
to pan and sauté about 1 minute, or until the onions start to soften.
Bell Pepper (1)
to the pan and sauté until it starts to soften. Add the
Garlic (3 cloves)
and sauté until fragrant, about 1 minute.
Canned Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes (3 1/2 cups)
Tomato Sauce (1 2/3 cups)
Sea Salt (1/2 tsp)
Dried Oregano (1 tsp)
Dried Thyme (1 tsp)
Dried Basil (1 tsp)
Smoked Paprika (1 tsp)
Ground Turmeric (1 tsp)
Brown Sugar (2 Tbsp)
. Reduce heat to a simmer and allow to cook 10 minutes more, stirring occasionally. Taste and add salt to taste.
Allow sauce to cool a bit before adding to blender or food processor. Process sauce until desired consistency is reached.
Transfer sauce to storage container and store in the fridge until ready to use, or sprinkle with
Crushed Red Pepper Flakes (to taste)
and serve immediately with your favorite pasta. Enjoy!