Mother's Tomato Sauce Recipe

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Mother's Tomato Sauce

Rose Gates

By
@rmg57



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Rating:

Serves:

6

Ingredients

1
onion, sliced
1/2 c
olive oil
1 can(s)
tomatoes, peeled and diced
1
carrot, peeled and chopped
2
sprigs fresh parsley
1
garlic clove
1 tsp
dried basil
1
celery stalk and leaves chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place the onion and half of the oil in a saucepan and cook until the onion is lightly browned.
2
Add tomatoes, carrot, parsley, garlic, salt, basil and celery.
3
Cook, covered, over moderate heat, stirring very occasionally, for 1/2 hour or until the vegetables are very soft.
4
Strain through a food mill, taste for salt and adjust if necessary. (If sauce is too thin, place on heat again to thicken. )
5
Remove from heat, add the remaining oil and stir.
6
NOTE: For a marinara or a more piquant sauce, just before adding the last oil, add 1/4 teaspoon crushed hot red pepper and 1 clove garlic passed through a garlic press or chopped very fine.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy