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Tomato Sauce

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Tomato Sauce is an all purpose sauce. Tomato Sauce gets its taste from tomatoes flavored with pepper and lemon juice or citric acid. Tomato Sauce is used by many people around the world.
  Chopped tomatoes 24 Medium, peeled and chopped
  Chopped onion 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Chopped celery 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Chopped green pepper 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Bottled lemon juice/1 1/2 teaspoons citric acid 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Combine first 5 ingredients in a large kettle.
Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 30 minutes, stirring frequently.
Remove from heat; put tomato mixture through a sieve, reserving tomato juice.
Bring juice to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 2 hours, stirring frequently.
Blend will then add lemon juice; stir well.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 321 Calories from Fat 16

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g3%

Saturated Fat 0.51 g2.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 6081.4 mg253.4%

Total Carbohydrates 78 g26%

Dietary Fiber 16.4 g65.6%

Sugars 35.4 g

Protein 10 g19.3%

Vitamin A 37.5% Vitamin C 442.2%

Calcium 25.7% Iron 14.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Tomato Sauce Recipe