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Recipe for Greek Style Tomato Sauce

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Just about every culture has some kind of tomato based sauce, including France, Italy, Mexico, and even India. A simple and easy tomato sauce recipe is something every home cook can execute.

Greek Style Tomato Sauce (Saltsa Tomata) Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 cloves chopped garlic
  • 3 tablespoons chopped, fresh parsley
  • 2 lbs. fresh, peeled and sliced tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon chopped, fresh basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions to Make Greek Tomato Sauce:

Heat the oil in a saucepan; add garlic and 3 tablespoons parsley and cook slowly for 3 minutes. Add remaining ingredients, cover and cook over a very low heat for about 45 minutes or until thick.

** This recipe contains olive oil, which isn’t permitted during strict fasting. If you adhere to a strict fast, omit the olive oil and using nonstick cooking spray in a nonstick pan to sauté, instead.

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This post was written by GreekBoston.com