Marinara Sauce

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 1/2 tablespoons minced garlic
6 pounds coarsely chopped peeled tomato (about 6 cups), or 2 28 oz. cans chopped tomatoes
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
8 cups hot cooked spaghetti (about 1 pound uncooked pasta)

Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic; cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Add tomato, salt, and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 25 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in basil and parsley, and cook 1 minute. Serve over pasta.

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