Long Simmered Tomato Sauce

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 111.0
  • Total Fat: 6.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 7.6 mg
  • Sodium: 107.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 12.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.1 g
  • Protein: 2.2 g

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Originally from: http://recipes.suite101.com/article.cfm/ho
Originally from: http://recipes.suite101.com/article.cfm/ho

Number of Servings: 8


    * 10 ripe tomatoes
    * 2 tablespoons tomato paste
    * 2 tablespoons olive oil
    * 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
    * 1 onion, chopped
    * 1 green bell pepper, chopped
    * 2 carrots, chopped
    * 4 cloves garlic, minced
    * 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
    * 1/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning
    * 1/4 cup vegetable stock
    * 1 bay leaf


1. Bring a pot of water to a boil. Have ready a large bowl of iced water. Plunge whole tomatoes in boiling water until skin starts to peel, 1 minute. Remove with slotted spoon and place in ice bath.
2. Leave tomatoes until cool enough to handle, then remove peel and squeeze out seeds.
3. Chop 8 tomatoes and puree in blender or food processor. Chop remaining two tomatoes and set aside.
4. In a large pot, over medium heat, cook onion, bell pepper, carrot and garlic in oil and butter until onion starts to soften, 5 minutes. Pour in pureed tomatoes. Stir in chopped tomato, basil, Italian seasoning and stock.
5. Place bay leaf in pot. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low, cover and simmer 2 hours.
6. Stir in tomato paste and simmer an additional 2 hours.
7. Discard bay leaf and serve.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SHAYNAMWILLIAMS.

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