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Roasted Tomato Sauce with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

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Category: Sauces, Italian

 Ingredients List

  • 4 lb Italian plum tomatoes
  • -- sliced lengthwise
  • 1/4 c Olive oil
  • 1 md Onion; diced
  • 2 Garlic cloves; minced
  • 1/8 ts Red pepper flakes
  • 8 To 10 halves of sun-dried
  • -- oil-packed tomatoes
  • 1/4 c Fresh basil; chopped
  • 2 ts Dried oregano
  • 1/2 lb Mushrooms; sliced
  • 1 lb Pasta


Grated Romano or Parmesan

Place sliced tomatoes on broiler pan and broil 5 to 6" from heat for about
10 minutes, or until edges have begun to blacken. Saute onions in olive oil
over medium heat until translucent. Lower heat and add garlic. Saute
briefly; do not brown. Add pepper flakes, dried tomatoes, basil and
oregano and stir-fry for 1 to 2 minutes. Add mushrooms and stir-fry for 2
or 3 minutes more. Add broiled tomatoes and simmer for 30 minutes to 1
hour, until thick. Serve over pasta with grated cheese.

The editors wrote: "Many of our readers are drying their own tomatoes, and
just a few bits of these rich, deep-flavored sun-dried nuggets can elevate
a simple sauce to something truly special. This entry compounds that great
fresh-tomato flavor by roasting the tomatoes first."

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