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Thyme Tomato Sauce

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Ingredients
  Celery sticks 2 , chopped
  Shallots 2 , sliced
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), quartered
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Ripe tomatoes 1 Pound
  Dried thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Put the celery, shallots and garlic in a small casserole.
Pour the oil over.
Cover and microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes.
Skin the tomatoes (first plunging them into boiling water for 10 seconds), remove the seeds and chop into large pieces.
Add to the casserole with the thyme and bayleaf.
Add salt and pepper to taste.
Stir well.
Cover and microwave on HIGH for 10 minutes.
Remove the bayleaf, then puree the other ingredients in a food processor.
Taste and adjust seasoning.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Microwaving
Interest: 
Everyday

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 411 Calories from Fat 276

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 31 g48.2%

Saturated Fat 4.4 g21.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 491.4 mg20.5%

Total Carbohydrates 32 g10.7%

Dietary Fiber 7.6 g30.3%

Sugars 13.5 g

Protein 6 g12.7%

Vitamin A 96.9% Vitamin C 111.2%

Calcium 13.7% Iron 23.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Thyme Tomato Sauce Recipe