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                             SPICY TOMATO SAUCE
 
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 Serving Size  : 3    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Sauces                           Italian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2   c            Olive oil, best quality
    2       c            Onions, yellow
    4       lb           Tomatoes, plum
    6       oz           Tomato paste
    2       tb           Basil, fresh, minced
      1/2   ts           Oregano, dried
    1       t            Salt
    1       tb           Pepper
    4       c            -water
    5                    Garlic cloves, minced
      1/2   c            Italian parsley, chopped
 
      1. Heat olive oil in a large deep pot. Add finely chopped onions and
   cook, covered, over low heat until tender and lightly colored, about 25
   minutes.
      2. Add skinned and seeded plum tomatoes, tomato paste, basil, oregano,
   salt and freshly ground black pepper. Simmer for 10 minutes, stirring
   occasionally.
      3. Add the water and cook very slowly, uncovered, for 3 hours.
      4. Stir in the minced garlic and finely chopped parsley and simmer for
   another 5 minutes.
     5. Taste and correct seasoning if necessary. Use immediately or cool to
   room temperature before covering. Refrigerate or freeze.  About 3 quarts.
  
 
 
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