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Grecian Tomato Sauce

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Ingredients
  Extra virgin olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Onion 1 Medium, cut into 1/4-inch dice to make about 1 cup
  Canned plum tomatoes 70 Ounce, drained but 1 cup juice reserved, tomatoes lightly crushed (3 Cans, Two 28 Ounces Each, One 14 Ounces)
  Tomato paste 1 Tablespoon
  Honey 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dry red wine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic clove 2 Large, lightly bruised
  Cinnamon sticks 2 (Each 3 Inches Long)
  Fresh mint leaves 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), coarsely chopped
Directions

MAKING
1) In a large heavy pot, over low heat, heat oil and sauté onion in it for 10 minutes until they are wilted.
2) Mix in crushed tomatoes, with the reserved juice, the tomato paste, honey, red wine, garlic, and cinnamon stocks.
3) Uncover and simmer the mixture for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
4) Take off the garlic and cinnamon sticks from the sauce and mix in the chopped mint.

SERVING
5) Use immediately or cover the sauce and cool in the refrigerator up to 3 days.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Greek
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Sauce
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Tomato
Interest: 
Quick, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
70 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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