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Thick And Hearty Tomato Sauce

  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Chopped onion 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced
  Canned italian plum tomatoes 28 Ounce, undrained and roughly cut in large chunks (1 Can)
  Canned tomato paste 12 Ounce (2 Cans, 6 Ounce Each)
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Add More Quantity, If Needed)
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Dried sweet basil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste

Heat oil in saucepan over medium heat; add onion and garlic and saute until golden.
Add remaining ingredients and simmer uncovered over low heat about 2 hours, stirring occasionally.
Add more water if necessary, but remember—this sauce should be thick.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 987 Calories from Fat 417

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 47 g72.8%

Saturated Fat 6.7 g33.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2555.7 mg106.5%

Total Carbohydrates 130 g43.5%

Dietary Fiber 27.7 g110.8%

Sugars 72.9 g

Protein 26 g52.1%

Vitamin A 217.1% Vitamin C 376.6%

Calcium 44.2% Iron 75.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Thick And Hearty Tomato Sauce Recipe