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Howard's Tomato Sauce

Cook time 5 mins
Chill time 30 mins
Yield 6 cups (serving size: 1 cup)
Make up a batch of Howard's Tomato Sauce when your recipe calls for tomato sauce. This homemade sauce is tasty and satsifying.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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).