If you grow your own tomatoes, this is the way to go. It's wonderful frozen and you can add ground beef, sausage or leave it vegetarian.
1 large onion, chopped 1/4 cup olive oil 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 tablespoon parsley 1/2 green pepper, chopped 28 ounces FRESH tomatoes (cored and seeded; no need to peel) 1 small can tomato paste 1 teaspoon oregano 1 teaspoon basil 1/2 teaspoon thyme 1 teaspoon tarragon 1 teaspoon sugar Salt and pepper to taste 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
Sauté all vegetables in oil; add tomatoes, paste, sugar, salt, pepper and vinegar; simmer 1 hour. add all herbs and cook 1 hour more or until thick.