Tomato Rustica Sauce

Tomato Rustica Sauce
Tomato Rustica Sauce

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • Makes about 8 cups

  • 3

    tablespoons olive oil

  • 6

    garlic cloves, minced

  • 1/2

    cup carrots, finely chopped

  • 1

    medium onion, finely chopped

  • 1/2

    cup celery, finely chopped

  • 2

    dried bay leaves

  • 2

    tablespoons Mediterranean Spice Mix

  • 3/4

    teaspoon crushed red pepper

  • 6

    pounds ripe tomatoes OR

  • 2 -28 oz cans Italian tomatoes

  • 2- 6 oz cans tomatoes paste

  • 1/2

    cup red wine

  • 1

    tablespoon good quality balsamic vinegar

  • 1

    tablespoon anchovy paste (optional)

  • 1-2

    teaspoons sugar, to taste

Directions

If using fresh tomatoes, skin tomatoes, if wanted. (cut a cross in the top of each tomato, drop in boiling water for a few minutes, pull them out, let set and cool slightly, slip off skins) Core and seed, reserving all juices then pass tomatoes, through a food mill or crush well with your hands. If using canned tomatoes, crush well with your hands. Set aside. Heat olive oil in a large sauté pan over medium heat. Add garlic and onions and cook for 3 or 4 minutes. Add carrots, celery and spices. Cook, stirring occasionally for about 10 minutes. Add tomatoes, tomato paste, wine, vinegar, anchovy past and sugar. Simmer on low heat, uncovered for about 30-40 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add salt to taste.

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