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  • Serves: 6 Ounces

Basic Tomato Sauce (Tomato Leather)

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Category: Sauces

 Ingredients List

  • 1/3 c Onion, chopped very fine
  • 2 Garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tb Olive oil
  • 1 tb Margarine
  • -or 2 T of either of above
  • 12 oz Tomato paste
  • 1 ts Salt
  • pn Sugar
  • 2 ts Parsley, chopped
  • Black Pepper
  • pn Basil
  • pn Oregano


Saute the onion and garlic together in the fat until they are soft and
golden, stop before they begin to brown. Add the rest of the ingredients
and cook slowly for about 10 minutes.

Spray a cookie sheet or other flat pan with a nonstick spray. Spread the
mixture out in as thin a layer as possible - use two pans if necessary. Dry
the sauce in the oven at 140 degrees F for about 6 hours with the door
propped open a crack. Do not overdry or the reconstituted sauce will taste
burned. Roll it up like fruit leather, and put into a plastic bag labled
"Tomato Sauce." To reconstitute, add triple the amount of water to the
dried sauce, bring to a boil, and simmer five minutes. Will feed six with

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