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Recipe by Southern Living December 2005

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
40 mins
cool:
10 mins
total:
1 hr
Yield:
Makes 11 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Melt butter in a large Dutch oven over medium heat; add garlic, and sauté 2 minutes or until slightly golden. Stir in crushed tomatoes and next 4 ingredients; cook, stirring occasionally, over medium heat 30 minutes. Remove from heat, and let cool 10 minutes.

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  • Process mixture, in small batches, in a blender or food processor until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides. Return mixture to Dutch oven.

  • Stir in half-and-half, and simmer, stirring occasionally, over low heat until thoroughly heated; stir in ground red pepper. Garnish, if desired.

  • Note: For testing purposes only, we used Spice Islands Savory Tomato Pasta Sauce Blend.

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