Homemade Tomato Sauce II

Homemade Tomato Sauce II

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"Try the real thing. Delicious tomato, onion and garlic sauce with herbs."

Ingredients

2 h 20 m servings 158 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 158 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 9.6 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 17.8g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 3.8 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 844 mg
  • 34%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, saute onions in the oil until golden brown. Add crushed tomatoes, water, tomato paste, basil, garlic, salt and pepper. Let the sauce come to a boil, lower heat to low and stir occasionally until desired thickness. Sauce is ready when oil rises to the top. Skim off oil.
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Very close to authentic Italian sauce, but you need to add lots of fresh basil and use ONLY olive oil. A tiny bit of sugar is needed to cut down the acidity.

I make this sauce quite similar. The difference in mine is I use extra virgin olive oil,I'm guessing about 1/2 tablespoon of oregano, and I use a bay leaf instead of basil leaves. I also cut 2 c...

I used extra virgin olive oil instead of vegetable oil. I also saute minced garlic, celery, onion and carrots in oil before adding the rest of the ingredients. I alway add a bay leaf while sim...