Kona Coffee Marinara Sauce

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 Onion, chopped finely
  • 2 Tbsp Garlic, minced
  • 2 to 3 Tbsp Ka’iulani Kona Coffee Spice (to taste)
  • 1 (15 oz.) Can Whole Tomatoes
  • 1 Tbsp Tomato Paste
  • 4 Cups Water
  • 2 Tbsp Ka’iulani Herb Garden
  • 1 Tsp Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Basil Leaves, fresh, chopped (optional)
  • 1 Tsp Ka’iulani Alaea Sea Salt with Garlic & Herbs (optional)

Directions

  1. Heat oil in medium-sized pot.
  2. Add onion and garlic, and saute until slightly brown.
  3. Sprinkle Kona Coffee over the mixture and stir.
  4. Add tomato, tomato paste, water, and sugar and bring to a boil.
  5. Lower heat and add Herb Garden; simmer for 45 minutes.
  6. Add fresh basil, if desired, and continue simmering for 15 minutes more.
  7. If sauce is too thick, add more water. Adjust seasoning as needed.
  8. When sauce is cooked and cooled down, pour into blender and blend until smooth.
  9. Add Alaea Sea Salt if needed.

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