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filetto di pomodoro

(1 rating)
Recipe by
sylvia bourque
Moncton, NB

This sauce is used in many recipes. One cup is equal to 2 points plus. This is the same sauce used on the chicken parmigiana burgers I also posted.

(1 rating)
yield 8 servings
cook time 55 Min

Ingredients For filetto di pomodoro

  • 2-28 oz
    canned crushed tomatoes
  • 3 clove
    garlic, smashed
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1/2 lg
    onion finely chopped
  • 1 c
    carrots, finely chopped
  • 1/2 c
    fat free chicken stock
  • fresh basil

How To Make filetto di pomodoro

  • 1
    Saute garlic in oil, add onions and carrots and saute on medium-low for about 2-3 minutes, until soft. Add tomatoes and chicken broth and simmer 45 minutes on low.
  • 2
    Add fresh basil last 10 minutes (herbs will become bitter if cooked more than 20 minutes). Julia always adds herbs into the sauce near the end.
  • 3
    Taste for acidity, if sauce is a bit tangy (acidic) then add 1 tbsp of sugar. For a calorie free way to cut the acidity in the sauce add 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda

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