Tomato Sauce (gravy) As Taught To Me By Fran MestichelliFrom JoeyJoan 11 months ago
- 1 - 2 TBS olive oil shopping list
- 1 onion chopped shopping list
- 4 cloves fresh garlic finely chopped shopping list
- 1 bell pepper chopped shopping list
- 1- 8 oz package sliced mushrooms shopping list
- basil shopping list
- oregano shopping list
- fennel seed shopping list
- pepper shopping list
- salt shopping list
- red pepper flakes ( optional ) shopping list
- A splash of red wine or sherry shopping list
- 1 16 oz can tomato puree shopping list
- 1 32 oz can of tomato sauce shopping list
- 1 TBS tomato paste shopping list
- pinch of sugar shopping list
How to make it
- In a 5 quart or bigger sauce pan heat 1 or 2 TBSP of olive oil.
- In the heated oil place chopped onion, cook til tender add 3 cloves of garlic & bell pepper.
- When pepper starts to get tender add sliced fresh mushroom.Cook till mushroom starts changing color
- Add your Spices. I like heavy on the basil,Oregano,Fennel seed, a little salt & pepper. This is where you make the sauce your own by spicing the way you like.
- Add a splash of wine or Sherry enough to cover the bottom of the pan. Cook til most of the liquid is cooked off
- Add tomato puree, tomato sauce, tomato paste.
- Bring to a boil, add a pinch of sugar (important) Reduce heat to low and simmer for at least an hour an hr allowing all the flavors to blend together and the sauce to thicken.
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