Tomato-Basil Sauce for Pasta

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"A great sauce but I tried to make it for four and the amounts were a little inaccurate!"


1/2 c Onions; chopped
1/4 c Tomato paste
2 c fresh mushrooms; Sliced
2 ts Dried oregano leaves
3 lg Garlic; minced
1/4 c fresh basil; Chopped, or 3 tsp dried basil leaves
4 large tomatoes; Ripe, Chopped (4 cups)
2 lg Red bell peppers; seeded, Chopped (2 1/2 cups)
1 tb olive oil
1/2 ts Salt

Original recipe makes 1



Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is soft but not browned. Stir in remaining ingredients except tomato paste. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; cook, uncovered, for 15-20 minutes or until sauce is thickened and peppers are tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in tomato paste; heat thoroughly. If thicker sauce is desired, puree all or part of sauce in blender container or food processor bowl with metal blade. Serve hot over cooked pasta. Makes 4 Cups

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A great sauce but I tried to make it for four and the amounts were a little inaccurate!
Plop51 3y ago

cryn 10y ago

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