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Sunday Tomato Sauce Recipe

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Added: Sunday, November 2, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 can 28oz. crushed Italian tomatoes.
1 can 28oz. Italian puree.
2 6oz. cans tomato paste.
1c. wine (port or burgundy).
2 garlic cloves (sliced thin).
1/2 tsp. sugar (kills acidity).
olive oil.
1 basil leaf.
1/4 c. grated Pecorino-Romano cheese
salt and pepper to taste.

Directions:
Directions:
In sauce pot put enough oil to cover bottom of pan.
Add garlic (do not let it burn).
Add tomatoes and puree and half can of water (10oz.). Stir. Add basil, cheese, sugar and salt and pepper.
In a small fry pan put a little bit of extra virgin olive oil and add 2 cans of tomato paste. Add 1/4 tsp. of garlic powder and 1c. wine. Stir constantly until paste starts to bubble (do not let it burn). Remove and add to your sauce pan. Stir again.
Let sauce simmer stirring constantly so that it doesn't burn for about 2 hours.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
You can make this sauce in a slow cooker. Just add all ingredients even the paste and wine (without cooking it). Cook on low for 6 hours. Use only a WOODEN SPOON.

 

 

 

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