From Scratch Rustic Tomato Sauce
Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: Italian
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Serves: 4-6
I don't really think of this as a sauce, more of a pot purri of veggies.
  • 1 T canola oil
  • ½ red onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 1 rib of celery, chopped
  • 1 unpeeled carrot, chopped
  • 1 small yellow pepper, chopped
  • 1 small or ½ large red pepper, chopped
  • fresh parsley, basil or rosemary-whatever you have available
  • 1 19 oz. can tomatoes
  • pinch of sugar
  • s & p to taste
  1. Pour canola into sauté pan.
  2. Add all veggies and sauté until carrots begin to soften.
  3. Add herbs.
  4. Add tomatoes and break apart whole tomatoes with the back of a wooden spoon.
  5. Simmer, until carrots have completely softened.
  6. Add a pinch of sugar and adjust the seasonings.
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