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       Title: Fresh Tomato and Basil Sauce (Vegan)
  Categories: Sauces, Tomatoes, Prodigy, Dec.
       Yield: 8 servings
  
       8 c  Very ripe tomatoes; chopped/
            - about 5 lbs.
       1 c  Onions; chopped
       2    Garlic cloves; minced
       3 tb Fresh basil; finely chopped
            - or 1 t. dried basil
       1 tb Sugar
            Salt and pepper; to taste
       6 oz Tomato paste
  
   We like to make this delicately spiced sauce in the
   summer when fresh, ripe tomatoes are sweet and
   plentiful. And the addition of fresh basil definitely
   adds a gourmet touch Place chopped tomatoes in a
   colander or strainer for 30 min to drain. Press down
   with a spoon several times to squeeze out excess
   liquid. In a medium sauce pan over medium heat add
   onions, garlic and cook until onions are tender adding
   a bit of water to prevent sticking about 5-10 min. Add
   tomatoes, basil, sugar salt and pepper to saucepan and
   bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer
   uncovered 1 hour. Stir in tomato paste and continue to
   cook 10 more min. Serve over your favorite shape of
   pasta. Nutrition (per serving): 82 calories Total Fat
   1 g   (9% of calories) Source: Lean Luscious and
   Meatless, Page (s): 199, Date Published: 1992, by
   Bobbie Hinman & Millie Snyder :
   
   D/L from Prodigy 12-14-94. Recipe collection of Sue
   Smith. 1.80á
  
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