*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                       PASTA WITH CHUNKY TOMATO SAUCE
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Pasta                            Vegetarian
                 Main Dish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1 1/2   c            Diced onions
      1/4   c            Water or olive oil
      3/4   c            Chopped celery
      1/2   c            Chopped green bell pepper
    2       c            Sliced fresh mushrooms
    2                    Garlic cloves -- minced
    4       c            Chopped fresh tomatoes
    3       c            Tomato sauce
    2       c            Tomato puree
    1       t            Dried oregano
    1 1/2   ts           Dried basil
    1                    Bay leaf
                         Salt and pepper -- to taste
    1       lb           Spaghetti or other pasta
 
   Heat the water or olive oil in a large saucepan over
   medium heat. Cook the onions for 5 to 6 minutes, then
   add the celery, green pepper, mushrooms, and garlic
   and cook for an additional 5 minutes.
   
   Add the tomatoes, tomato sauce, and tomato puree and
   stir until the sauce is well blended.  Add the herbs,
   salt, and pepper and simmer, uncovered, for 30 minutes.
   
   Cook the pasta according to package directions.
   
   Remove the bay leaf from the sauce and serve with
   pasta.
   
   Preparation time: 1 hour
   
   * Source: The Compassionate Cook - by Ingrid Newkirk
   and PETA * Typos by: Karen Mintzias
  
 
 
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