Over medium high heat add olive oil, wait one minute before adding ingredientsAdd red pepper flakes, mixAdd onions and cook until translucentAdd garlic and cook for 1 to 3 minutesAdd in 1 teaspoon of oregano, one-half teaspoon partially, 1 teaspoon of basilAdd in the 1 1/2 pounds of Roma tomatoesCombine and cook for 15 minutes covered on medium-high heat, turning down to medium after a few minutes to cookTurn it down to low, mash with a potato masher or blend with an immersion blender to get to your thickness desired, cover, and keep spaghetti sauce simmering for an additional 15 minutes
Chicken broth: if you would like to thin out your sauce add in a small amount of chicken broth. Start with a tablespoon at a time. You can always add more, but you can't take out. Always add at the very end of the cooking process.Crushed tomatoes: crushed canned tomatoes can be used for this recipe, but it will alter the flavor a bit. Do not add any broth or water.Fresh Basil: fresh basil is a nice to have but not necessary. If you have it already in your home or garden, grab a couple of leaves. Julienne them and place on top.Ground beef: can be added to the recipe. Make sure to fully cook your ground beef before adding to the sauce recipe for an alternative to traditional spaghetti meat sauce.Italian sausage: is a great alternative or addition to ground beef. Be sure to fully cook before adding to the sauce.