Fresh Tomato Sauce Sicilian

READY IN: 4hrs 30mins
Recipe by treehug

This recipe is from Frugal Gourmet. It freezes well.

Top Review by AmyZoe

This is THE tomato sauce recipe. I think the combination of the butter and chicken stock is the reason it's so outstanding. I've used this sauce in lasagne, on pizza, and for pasta and found the recipe in The Frugal Gourmet Cooks Italian 1993. Thank you for posting this recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat an 8- to 10-quart heavy-bottom pot and add the oil, garlic, and onion.
  2. Saute until the onion is clear.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients except the butter and salt and pepper.
  4. Bring to a simmer and gently cook, uncovered, for 4 hours, stirring often.
  5. Stir in the butter and salt and pepper to taste.

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