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Italian Mushroom Gravy

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  Dry italian mushrooms 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Warm water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Olive oil/Salad oil 3 Tablespoon
  Chopped parsley 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Celery stalks 3 , chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced or pressed
  Fresh rosemary sprig/1/2 teaspoon dry rosemary 2 Inch
  Fresh thyme leaves/1/2 teaspoon dry thyme leaves 3
  Fresh sage leaves/1/2 teaspoon dry sage leaves 5 Small
  Tomato sauce 30 Ounce (2 Cans, About 15 Ounce Each)
  Canned tomatoes 2 Pound (2 Cans, 1 Pound Each)
  Crushed red pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste

Cover mushrooms with warm water; let stand for 30 minutes.
Heat oil in a wide, deep frying pan or Dutch oven over medium heat.
When oil is hot, add parsley, celery, garlic, rosemary, thyme, and sage and cook until vegetables are soft.
Stir in tomato sauce, tomatoes and their liquid (break up tomatoes with a spoon), and red pepper.
Drain mushrooms; reserve soaking liquid.
Chop mushrooms and add to pan along with soaking liquid.
Cover and simmer slowly, stirring occasionally, until sauce is thick (about 3 hours).
Add salt to taste.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Cook Time: 
180 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1832 Calories from Fat 463

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 53 g80.9%

Saturated Fat 7.6 g38.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1930.8 mg80.4%

Total Carbohydrates 336 g112.1%

Dietary Fiber 63.3 g253.3%

Sugars 52.4 g

Protein 54 g108.7%

Vitamin A 451.3% Vitamin C 525.4%

Calcium 68.7% Iron 160.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Italian Mushroom Gravy Recipe