|Tomatoes||4 Cup (64 tbs), skinned (Canned Or Fresh)|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), chopped fine|
|Dried thyme||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Bay leaf||1 , crumbled|
Combine tomatoes, 1 tablespoon of the butter, garlic, thyme, bay leaf, salt, pepper, and cayenne in a saucepan.
Cook over a moderate heat, stirring occasionally, until quantity has been reduced to about half.
Melt remaining 1 tablespoon butter in a small saucepan.
Stir in flour and cook until lightly browned.
Add to tomatoes and cook a few minutes longer.
Remove from heat and strain through a fine sieve or blend in an electric blender.
Sauteed onions, green and red peppers, and mushrooms may be added.
If this is done, do not strain or blend.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 422 Calories from Fat 230
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26 g40.4%
Saturated Fat 15.7 g78.6%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 64.5 mg21.5%
Sodium 1984.1 mg82.7%
Total Carbohydrates 45 g14.9%
Dietary Fiber 10.5 g41.8%
Sugars 20.2 g
Protein 9 g18.1%
Vitamin A 146.4% Vitamin C 165.7%
Calcium 12.8% Iron 27%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet