Marinara Sauce

1 carrot, finely diced
1 stalk celery, finely diced
1/2 cup olive oil
3 garlic cloves, crushed
10 tomatoes, medium dice
2 cups chicken stock (or white wine)
2 Tbl. fresh basil, chopped
2 Tbl. fresh parsley, chopped
1 Tbl. rosemary
1/2 Tbl. oregano
salt and pepper to taste.

Place the first 5 ingredients in a large saucepan and cook over medium heat for 15 minutes. Add the tomatoes and chicken stock (or white wine) and cook for 30 minutes. Add the basil, parsey, rosemary, oregano, salt and white pepper and cook for one hour.

Serve over hot pasta and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.


Saute 6 large shrimp in one tablespoon of olive oil over medium heat for 2 minutes on each side. Then add 1/4 cup of marinara sauce and serve over hot pasta.

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