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Fresh Tomato Sauce

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Ingredients
  Ripe tomatoes 8 Large
  Finely snipped chives 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Tomato paste 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
Directions

Blanch tomatoes in boiling water until skins split, about 1 minute.
Transfer to colander and run under cold water until cool to the touch.
Peel and seed.
Pass pulp through fine strainer into mixing bowl.
(If tomatoes are watery or not as flavorful as they could be, reduce over medium-high heat to concentrate flavor, stirring constantly.) Add remaining ingredients and blend well.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Braising
Dish: 
Sauce
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Tomato
Interest: 
Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 548 Calories from Fat 292

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 33 g51%

Saturated Fat 4.6 g23%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 476.7 mg19.9%

Total Carbohydrates 61 g20.5%

Dietary Fiber 18.9 g75.4%

Sugars 40.5 g

Protein 14 g28.4%

Vitamin A 264.6% Vitamin C 333.4%

Calcium 17.4% Iron 28.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Fresh Tomato Sauce Recipe