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Dish of Alice's Fresh Tomato Sauce

Alice’s Fresh Tomato Sauce

Alice's Fresh Tomato Sauce
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  • 4-6 medium fresh tomatoes, cored, coarsely chopped (about 4 c.)
  • 2 T. olive oil
  • 2 c. chopped onions
  • 1 c. water
  • ½ c. dry white wine
  • 1 T. minced garlic
  • 1 t. crushed thyme leaves
  • 1 t. oregano and basil, each
  • ½ c. tomato paste
  • 2 bay leaves
  • Salt, black pepper and garlic powder to taste
  • 1 T. chopped capers, drained, optional
  1. In medium saucepan, heat oil until hot.
  2. Add onions and cook about 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
  3. Add water and wine and bring to boil for 1 minute.
  4. Add tomatoes, tomato paste, garlic, thyme, oregano, basil, bay leaves, salt, pepper and garlic powder to taste.
  5. Return to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, uncovered until sauce has thickened about 15-20 minutes. Stir occasionally. Taste for seasonings. Discard bay leaves.
  6. Serve over pasta or over broiled/grilled chicken.
*****Sauce freezes well. One of the sauces I use over Spinach Manicotti.

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