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Pasta with Chunky Tomato Sauce

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Category: Vegetarian, Pasta, Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 1 1/2 c Diced onions
  • 1/4 c Water or olive oil
  • 3/4 c Chopped celery
  • 1/2 c Chopped green bell pepper
  • 2 c Sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 Garlic cloves; minced
  • 4 c Chopped fresh tomatoes
  • 3 c Tomato sauce
  • 2 c Tomato puree
  • 1 ts Dried oregano
  • 1 1/2 ts Dried basil
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • Salt and pepper; to taste
  • 1 lb Spaghetti or other pasta


Heat the water or olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Cook the
onions for 5 to 6 minutes, then add the celery, green pepper, mushrooms,
and garlic and cook for an additional 5 minutes.

Add the tomatoes, tomato sauce, and tomato puree and stir until the sauce
is well blended. Add the herbs, salt, and pepper and simmer, uncovered,
for 30 minutes.

Cook the pasta according to package directions.

Remove the bay leaf from the sauce and serve with pasta.

Preparation time: 1 hour

* Source: The Compassionate Cook - by Ingrid Newkirk and PETA * Typos by:
Karen Mintzias

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