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  • 2 1/4 pounds - fresh tomatoes, cored, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 cups - chicken stock
  • 3 tablespoons - unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cups - packed fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 1/2 cups - torn fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cups - olive oil
  • 5 cloves - garlic, smashed and peeled
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons - salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons - freshly cracked black pepper
  • Directions:

    In a 5-quart pot combine tomatoes, stock and butter. Bring to boiling, then reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes or until tomatoes have softened. Use a kitchen utensil (wooden spoon or masher) to coarsely mash the tomatoes.

    Add remaining ingredients and bring to boiling; reduce heat. Boil gently, uncovered, for 40 to 45 minutes or until desired consistency, stirring occasionally.

    If desired, use an immersion blender to blend sauce until desired texture (or cool slightly and blend, in batches, in blender).

    Serve over hot cooked pasta.

    Brief Description

    Fresh tomatoes with stock and seasonings yields a delicious hearty homemade sauce in under 2 hours.

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    Cuisine:  Italian

    Prep Time: 15 min
    Cook Time: 1 hour(s) 15 min


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    November 9, 2018

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