Fresh Tomato Sauce With Fennel and Orange

Recipe by Sharon123
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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat 2 tbls. olive oil in a 10" skillet over medium high heat till shimmering.
  • Add fennel and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened and browned around the edges, 4-6 minutes.
  • Add garlic, fennel seed, saffron(if using), pepper flakes, and orange peel; cook, stirring constantly, until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  • Now stir in the tomatoes and cook till tomato pieces lose their shape to form a chunky sauce, about 10 minutes.
  • Remove and discard orange peel. Stir in the orange juice, basil, salt, pepper, and sugar to taste.
  • Toss the sauce and the remaining 2 tbls. olive oil with your favorite pasta and serve! Enjoy!
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