Thursday, March 24, 2016

#3806 - Chopped Tomato Sauce

(by Shirley McNevich)

1/4 cup olive oil
1 onion (diced)
1 bay leaf
1/2 tsp. dried oregano
2 garlic cloves (chopped)
salt (to your taste)
2 TBSP Hunt's tomato paste
2 - 28oz. cans whole plum tomatoes (chopped and put back in the juice)

In a pot over medium heat add olive oil--stir until hot. Add diced onions, the bay leaf, dried oregano, chopped garlic and salt--cook/stir until onions are tender. Add tomato paste--cook/stir for 5 minutes. Add chopped plum tomatoes and their juice--cook/stir until mixture just starts to boil. Turn heat back to low--simmer for 1 hour, stirring every 5 minutes. Taste--adjust seasonings to your taste and remove the bay leaf.

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