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Mom;s Pasta Gravy (sauce) Recipe

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This recipe for Mom;s Pasta Gravy (sauce), by , is from The colombo club women's auxilary Italian , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Christine Bonavolonta



2 large cans of tomato puree
3 small cans of tomato paste
1/2 can of chopped Italian tomatoes
1/2 medium chopped onion
Basil leaves
1 shot of red wine
Salt and pepper to taste


Fry sausage and meatballs in olive oil
Add onions and chopped garlic
After frying put in large pot
Add tomato puree and can of Italian tomatoes
Add tomato paste(put water in paste cans and add to gravy)
Stir well
Add rest of ingredients:
Shot of red wine'
Salt and Pepper
1/2tsp sugar
Chopped garlic and chopped onion
Oregano, parsley and basil leaves

Cook on stove top or put in oven for about 3 hours.
***Stir often so it doesn't burn****

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This gravy was simmering on the stove every Sunday while the family attended Mass.(Melsone Park, Ill)
Frances Bonavolonta




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