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Michele's Favorite Tomato Sauce

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Category: Sauces, Pasta

 Ingredients List

  • 1/4 c Olive oil
  • 4 Onions, chopped
  • 1 lb Carrots, cut in 1/4-inch
  • -rounds
  • 3/4 c Water
  • 3 Cloves garlic
  • 56 oz Plum tomatoes in tomato
  • -puree
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


In a large non-reactive saucepan heat olive oil. Add onions and carrots and
reduce heat to low. Add 1/4 cup of water and garlic. Cover and cook gently
until vegetables are tender, about 15 minutes. Stir in tomatoes with puree,
using a wooden spoon to break up tomatoes by mashing them against the sides
of the saucepan. Add remaining 1/2 cup of water, cover and simmer over low
heat for 1 hour, stirring now and then. Press sauce through a sieve or food
mill and discard solids. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Use
immediately or ladle into freezer containers. This sauce can freeze up to a

Yield: 2 quarts of sauce

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