Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Anna Sultana's Meatless Tomato Sauce, Maltese Style

An easy tomato sauce, where you control the salt content.

Stay healthy.


                        MEATLESS TOMATO SAUCE

in a heavy-bottomed pot combine
2  28 oz. cans crushed tomatoes
1  6 oz. can tomato paste
6 bay leaves
6 whole peeled garlic cloves
1 tablespoon dried oregano
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
pinch of salt, to taste
1 cup cold water

Over medium heat bring the sauce to a boil. 
Reduce heat, and simmer for at least 2 hours.
Stir occasionally. 
Add water, as necessary

Just before serving remove bay leaves and garlic. 
Serve over pasta
Have available on the table
grated Parmesan and/or Romano (your choice)

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