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This recipe creates a hearty tomato sauce made with tomatoes, sauteed onions, garlic and parsley.
Preparation time:
5 min
Cooking Time:
25 min
Ready In:
30 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Style Tomato Sauce Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Style Tomato Sauce Recipe

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Posted in: Pasta Recipes
Sat, Jul 29, 2017, 14:59
5 out of 5 with 14 ratings
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1 quart of ​tomato sauce¾ cup of finely chopped onions2 cups of tomatoes (peeled, seeded, skinned and chopped)1 clove garlic, minced¼ cup (4 tablespoons) of chopped parsleyKosher salt, to tasteFreshly ground black pepper, to taste
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    • In a heavy-bottomed saucepan, sauté the onions until they're translucent, about 5 minutes.​
    • Add the tomatoes and garlic and continue to sauté until the tomatoes are soft, about 10 minutes.​
    • Add the tomato sauce, bring to a simmer and reduce for about 10 minutes.​
    • Season with the salt and pepper and serve right away.
    • Enjoy!
    Recipe & Photo Credit: thespruce.com


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