Howard's Tomato Sauce

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Make up a batch of Howard's Tomato Sauce when your recipe calls for tomato sauce. This homemade sauce is tasty and satsifying.
6 cups (serving size: 1 cup)


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2 tablespoons olive oil
3 cups vertically sliced onion
1 cup chopped green bell pepper
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup water
1 cup dry red wine
1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds, crushed
1/4 teaspoon dried basil
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 (28-ounce) can whole tomatoes, undrained and coarsely chopped


Cook: 5 Minutes
Chill: 30 Minutes

Heat oil in a large Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion, bell pepper, and garlic; saute 7 minutes or until tender. Stir in water and remaining ingredients, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, until reduced to about 6 cups (about 1 1/2 hours).

Created date

May 2012

Nutritional Information

Calories 103
Caloriesfromfat 44 %
Fat 5 g
Satfat 0.7 g
Monofat 3.4 g
Polyfat 0.6 g
Protein 2.4 g
Carbohydrate 13.7 g
Fiber 2.7 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1.9 mg
Sodium 615 mg
Calcium 63 mg