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Tomato-Basil Sauce for Pasta

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Category: Sauces

 Ingredients List

  • 1 tb Olive oil
  • 1/2 c Chopped onion
  • 3 lg Garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 Ripe large tomatoes,
  • Chopped (4 cups)
  • 2 lg Red bell peppers, seeded,
  • Chopped (2 1/2 cups)
  • 2 c Sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/4 c Chopped fresh basil (or
  • 3 tsp dried basil leaves
  • 2 ts Dried oregano leaves
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/4 c Tomato paste


Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add
onion and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is soft but not
browned. Stir in remaining ingredients except tomato paste. Bring to a
boil. Reduce heat to medium; cook, uncovered, for 15-20 minutes or until
sauce is thickened and peppers are tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in
tomato paste; heat thoroughly. If thicker sauce is desired, puree all or
part of sauce in blender container or food processor bowl with metal blade.
Serve hot over cooked pasta. Makes 4 Cups

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