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Hearty Tomato Sauce

Hearty Tomato Sauce

Use organic ingredients whenever possible.

  • Author: askdrnandi.com
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Ingredients

2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil

1 medium onion, peeled, chopped

1 cup carrots, peeled, chopped

1 cup celery, chopped

1 red bell pepper, chopped

12 oz. mushrooms, sliced

6 cloves garlic, peeled, sliced

84 oz. whole peeled tomatoes

Kosher salt to taste

Freshly ground black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Add tomatoes to a food processor.
  • Pulse until you get a smooth texture.  
  • In a large saucepan over medium heat, add extra virgin olive oil, onion, carrots, bell pepper, mushrooms, celery and garlic.
  • Cook until onions soften and garlic becomes fragrant. About 3-5 minutes.
  • Add tomatoes and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to low.
  • Simmer for 35-40 minutes. Vegetables should be soft.
  • Allow to cool.
  • Using the food processor, puree sauce.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.

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Hearty Tomato Sauce