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Fresh Tomato Sauce #2

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Category: Sauces

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Fresh tomatoes (2 large)
  • 1 c Fresh basil leaves -or-
  • 1 tb Dried basil plus
  • 1 c Fresh parsley leaves
  • 1 -(up to)
  • 2 Cloves (large) garlic
  • 2 tb Olive oil
  • 1 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1 ts Paprika
  • 1/2 ts Sugar
  • 1/4 ts Ground black pepper
  • 8 oz Uncooked spaghetti or
  • -fettuccine


Use fully ripe tomatoes. Cover tomatoes; cut into 1-inch chunks; set aside.
In the bowl of a food processor fitted with a metal wing blade or in the
container of a blender place basil and garlic; using an on-off motion
process until chopped, 6 to 8 times. Add oil, salt, paprika, sugar, black
pepper and tomatoes; using an on-off motion process until tomatoes are
finely chopped (not pureed), about 5 times. Meanwhile, cook spaghetti
without salt according to package directions; drain. Place tomato sauce in
saucepan; top with drained spaghetti; toss. Serve immediately. Serves 4.



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