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Groovy Basic Tomato Sauce Recipe

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This recipe for Groovy Basic Tomato Sauce, by , is from The Jazz Drummer's Cookbook, yes Food!, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Russ
Added: Wednesday, November 23, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 large red onion (white will do if you don't have on hand)
3 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme (if using dried, use less, about 1 T.)
2 (28-ounce) cans peeled whole tomatoes, crushed by hand
Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Directions:
Directions:
In a large (3-qt) saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion and cook until soft - 8 to 10 minutes.
Add the thyme, tomatoes, and juice
Bring to a boil, stirring often.
Lower the heat and simmer for 30 minutes until sauce thinkens.
Season with salt and pepper.
Yield: 4 cups Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 45 minutes

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
yields 4 cups
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 mins. cooking time: 45 mins.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Great basic sauce to have around. Crushing the tomatoes by hand gives you the best texture for this. Now, THAT'S Italian!

 

 

 

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