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Fresh Tomato Sauce #1

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Category: Sauces

 Ingredients List

  • 5 lb Fresh ripe Pear tomatoes
  • 1 Bunch fresh basil; leaves
  • -removed from stems; rinsed,
  • -dried w/paper towels;
  • -finely minced
  • 2 tb Olive oil
  • 1 sm Onion; finely chopped
  • 8 -(up to)
  • 10 Cloves garlic; finely minced
  • 1/2 c Dry white wine
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper
  • -to taste


1. Cut the stem tips from the tomatoes. Place in a large pan with water to
cover. Cover & bring to a boil over high heat. Cook until the skins crack,
about 4 to 5 minutes. Drain in a colander. Rinse with cold water, then
squeeze the pulp out of the skins and into a bowl. Crush by hand and set

2. Pluck the basil leaves from stems and rinse. Dry with paper towels.
Mince finely.

3. Heat a heavy-bottomed saucepan over high heat. Add the oil & allow to
heat. Add onion, garlic, and basil and saute for 3 to 4 minutes. Add the
wine and cook 1 to 2 minutes. Add the crushed tomatoes and salt and pepper
to taste. Continue cooking over moderately high heat for 10 to 15 minutes.




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