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Tomato Sauce For Pasta

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Ingredients
  Olive oil 4 Tablespoon
  Onion 75 Gram
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm)
  Italian tomatoes 800 Gram, chopped
  Celery sticks 2 Medium
  Bay leaves 2 Medium
  Thyme sprigs 2 Medium
  Basil bunch 1 Small
  Parsley stalks 6 Medium
  Streaky bacon rashers 2 Medium
  Caster sugar 2 Teaspoon
  Sea salt 2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Peel and finely dice the onion.
2. Peel and finely chop the garlic.
3. Wash, peel and rewash the carrot and cut into finger shape.
4. Wash the celery and cut into finger shapes.
5. Cut off any fat from the bacon rashers.
6. Wash the herbs.
7. Tie the following into two small bundles-celery, carrot, parsley stalks, basil, thyme sprigs, bay leaves and bacon rashers.
8. Weigh all the other ingredients.

MAKING
9. Heat the oil in a large heavy-based saucepan.
10. Add the garlic and onions and sweat over a gentle heat without color for 3 to 4 minutes.
11. Add the chopped tomatoes and mix in the tomato purée.
12. Add the sugar and the small bundles of herbs and bacon.
13. Bring to the boil, turn down the heat and simmer the tomato sauce gently for about 25 minutes.
14. Remove the bundles of herbs and bacon.

SERVING
15. Season the tomato sauce to taste and use as required.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Taste: 
Sour
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Sauce
Ingredient: 
Tomato
Interest: 
Easy
Restriction: 
Low Cholesterol
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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