An Uncommon Pasta Sauce

Course : Pasta Sauce
Serves: 4-6
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1 cup onion -- chopped
2 tablespoons olive oil
3 cups boiling water
2 cups Sonoma dried tomato halves (3 ounces)
1 clove garlic -- quartered
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons parsley -- chopped
1 tablespoon fresh basil -- chopped OR
1 teaspoon dried basil
2 teaspoons fresh oregano -- chopped OR
3/4 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
2 teaspoons lemon juice

Preparation / Directions:

In large skillet over medium heat, saute onion in oil 5 minutes. Meanwhile, combine water and tomatoes in bowl; set aside 2 to 3 minutes. With slotted spoon remove and set aside one-third of the tomatoes. In container of electric blender or food processor puree the remaining tomato/water mixture and the garlic. Add puree and reserved tomato halves to skillet. Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer gently 10 minutes. Stir in remaining ingredients; simmer 1 minute. Remove from heat. Serve over your choice of hot cooked pasta. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese, if desired.


Nutritional Information:

79 Calories (kcal); 7g Total Fat; (75% calories from fat); 1g Protein; 4g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 541mg Sodium

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