SLOW COOKER TOMATO SAUCE

 

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Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 carrots, finely chopped
  • 3 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 2 (28 ounce) cans tomatoes, crushed
  • 1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 4 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 (10 ounce) can tomato soup
  • 2 teaspoons dried sweet basil leaves
  • 1 tablespoon parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 dash red pepper flakes

Directions

  • Directions:
  • Heat oil in skillet; add onions,garlic, celery peppers and carrots.
  • Saute on high until transparent.
  • Transfer to slow cooker.
  • Add remaining ingredients.
  • Stir to blend together.
  • Cook on low for 7 to 9 hours.
  • About an hour before serving time, check and thin with water if necessary.
  • I love a thick sauce.
  • Last time I made this I have a large slow cooker; I added a 3rd can of chopped tomatoes.
  • Set the Slow cooker on Low and let is cook overnight.
  • Note:.
  • Use your processor on the pulse mode to chop your vegetables.
  • I always try to make it in the summer and add my fresh herbs by the handfull.

Notes

Categories: Condiment, Sauce  Savory Sauce 

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