Fresh Tomato Sauce

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Average: 5 (1 rating)
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Yield
6 servings

Ingredients

8 tomatoes (ripe)
1 tablespoonvegetable oil
1⁄2 cuponion (chopped)
1⁄2 cupgreen pepper (chopped)
1⁄4 cupcarrot (thinly sliced, or shredded)
1⁄2 teaspoonoregano (dried)
1 teaspoondried basil (dried)
2 teaspoonsgarlic (minced or 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder)
  pepper (to taste)
6 cupspasta (cooked)
6 tablespoonsParmesan cheese (grated)

Instructions

1. Wash the ripe tomatoes. Cut out stem ends. Chop into small pieces and set aside in a large bowl.

2. In a large pan, heat the oil over medium high heat. Add onion, green pepper, carrots and garlic. Stir-fry until tender, about three minutes.

3. Add seasonings and tomatoes. Bring to a gentle boil.

4. Lower heat and simmer gently, uncovered, until tomatoes turn to a sauce, about 40 minutes. Serve over freshly cooked pasta.

Cost

Per recipe: $7.38
Per serving: $1.23

Source

Connecticut Food Policy Council, Farm Fresh Summer Recipes

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