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Fresh Spaghetti Sauce Recipe

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This recipe for Fresh Spaghetti Sauce, by , is from The Toledo Area Chapter APA Celebrates National Payroll Week!, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

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Added: Monday, July 21, 2008


18 roma (plum) tomatoes
2 (6 ounce) cans tomato paste
1/2 cup butter
4 cloves garlic, minced
5 bay leaves
1 large white onion, chopped
1 large zucchini, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 (8 ounce) package fresh mushrooms, sliced
2 tablespoons dried oregano
1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
2 teaspoons chili powder
2 tablespoons SPLENDAŽ Brown Sugar Blend
1 (15 ounce) container ricotta cheese

Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add tomatoes and cook for 10 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water. Remove skins and return tomatoes to the pot and mash them. Stir in tomato paste and 2 cups water. Cover and simmer on low heat.
Meanwhile, melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute garlic and bay leaves for 1 minute, then stir in onions; saute until onions are translucent. Stir in zucchini, green and red bell pepper and mushrooms. Slowly cook and stir for 5 to 7 minutes.
Stir vegetables into tomato sauce and add oregano, Italian seasoning, chili powder and SPLENDAŽ Brown Sugar Blend. Simmer over low heat for 6 to 8 hours. Stir in the ricotta cheese 10 minutes before serving.




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