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Quick Tomato Mushroom Sauce

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Ingredients
  Bacon strip 6
  Mushrooms 1⁄2 Pound, sliced
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced or pressed
  Canned italian-style tomatoes 2 Pound (2 Cans, 1 Pound Each)
  Chopped fresh basil/1 1/2 teaspoons dry basil 1 Tablespoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
Directions

In a wide, deep frying pan or Dutch oven over medium-high heat, cook bacon until crisp.
Remove from pan, drain on paper towels, then crumble.
Pour off and discard all but 3 tablespoons of the drippings.
Add mushrooms and garlic to pan and cook, stirring, until mushrooms are lightly browned.
Pour tomato liquid into pan.
Crush tomatoes and add to pan along with basil and pepper.
Cook, uncovered, over medium-high heat until sauce is thick (about 15 minutes), stirring frequently.
Stir in crumbled bacon and add salt if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Braising
Dish: 
Sauce
Ingredient: 
Mushroom
Interest: 
Quick

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