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                          SICILIAN SAUCE (PDFX51B)
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Sauces                           Italian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3      tablespoon    Olive oil
    2      tablespoon    Tomato paste
    1      Medium        onion -- finely chopped
    1      can           Crushed tomatoes (28oz)
    2      teaspoon      Dried basil -- crumbled
                         With added puree
    1      teaspoon      Dried oregano -- crumbled
                         Salt and fresh ground pepper
    3      Large         garlic cloves -- minced
 
 Heat oil in heavy medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, basil and oregano.
Cook until onion softens slightly, stirring occasionally, about 6 minutes. Mix in
garlic and cook 2 minutes. Add tomato paste and cook 3 minutes, stirring
occasionally. Add tomatoes and bring to a simmer. Simmer until sauce is of
desired thickness. Season with salt and pepper. (Sauce can be prepared ahead.
Cover and refrigerate 1 week or freeze up to 1 month.) Makes about 2 1/2 cups
 
 
 
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