On Fri, 20 Mar 2009 15:58:19 -0500, FERRANTE
<[email protected]> wrote:
>What is the difference between a marinara sauce and a basic pasta
>Anyone have a good recipe for a simple marinara sauce, please?
Dunno the difference, but I do know that Harry's Tomato Sauce is one
of the very best things you can put on spaghetti.
* Exported from MasterCook *
Harry's Tomato Sauce
Recipe By :Harry Demidavicius
Serving Size : 10 Preparation Time 15
Categories : Sauces/Gravies
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 large carrot -- cut in large chunks
1 stalk celery -- cut in large chunks
1 medium onion -- cut in large chunks
1 clove garlic
1/4 cup olive oil
1 tablespoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon ground fennel -- (Carol's addition)
28 ounces Italian tomatoes -- crushed
1 cup dry red wine
1/4 cup fresh parsley -- minced
1. Blend the carrot, celery, onion, garlic, oil, and oregano in a food
processor until emulsified.
2. Empty the tomatoes into a large saucepan on medium heat and mash
them. Stir in the vegetable mixture. The resulting blend should be
quite thick & look reddish with traces of green & yellow visible. When
it starts to bubble turn down the heat & simmer uncovered for about
90 minutes, stirring occasionally, until it has reduced & blended into
3. Add in the wine and continue to simmer for a few more minutes. Stir
in the parsley simmer for 5 more minutes. Taste and adjust seasonings
and remove from heat.
4. The sauce may now be served over pasta or stored in the
refrigerator in tightly capped 28 ounce jars.
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Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 90 Calories; 6g Fat (64.7%
calories from fat); 1g Protein; 6g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 0mg
Cholesterol; 29mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 1 Vegetable; 1
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