Basic Tomato Sauce

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  1. Heat oil in heavy saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add onions and garlic.
  3. Saute until tender, stirring, about 10 minutes.
  4. Mix in tomato paste and wine.
  5. Boil 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  6. Add tomatoes, stock, bay leaf and fennel.
  7. Simmer 20 minutes.
  8. Puree in blender in batches.
  9. If you wish to have a thicker sauce, return to pot and simmer until the desired consistency.
  10. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  11. Can be made ahead, refigerated or frozen.

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