Thursday, October 31, 2019

Path Cook Delicious Julie’s Homemade Italian Tomato Sauce (a-k-a Sunday Gravy)

Julie’s Homemade Italian Tomato Sauce (a-k-a Sunday Gravy).

Julie’s Homemade Italian Tomato Sauce (a-k-a Sunday Gravy) You can have Julie’s Homemade Italian Tomato Sauce (a-k-a Sunday Gravy) using 13 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Julie’s Homemade Italian Tomato Sauce (a-k-a Sunday Gravy)

  1. Prepare 28 oz. of can of tomato purée (crushed tomatoes would also work).
  2. You need 6 oz. of can of tomato paste.
  3. You need 1 TBS. of bacon grease and/or extra virgin olive oil (I save up bacon grease drippings so I always have a reserve in a jar in the refrigerator).
  4. It's 1/2 of sweet onion, finely chopped.
  5. You need 8 oz. of wine (red or white).
  6. You need 8 oz. of water.
  7. You need 4 of basil leaves, chopped.
  8. It's 2 of bay leaves, whole.
  9. You need 1 TBS. of dried oregano.
  10. Prepare 2 tsp. of Sugar.
  11. Prepare to taste of Garlic salt.
  12. It's to taste of Black pepper.
  13. You need 1 of heel of Parmesan cheese, optional.

Julie’s Homemade Italian Tomato Sauce (a-k-a Sunday Gravy) step by step

  1. In a large pot, sauté the chopped onions in the bacon grease (preferable) or the olive oil, or a combination of both, until the onions are soft and begin to turn brown..
  2. Add the remaining ingredients together into the pot and simmer, covered, all day long (but for at least a couple hours). For added flavor and an amazing taste, add meatballs (see my recipe), sausage, pork ribs and/or a heel of cheese (yes, just toss the entire heel into the pot). The more, the merrier!.
  3. When ready to serve, remove and discard the bay leaves and the heel of cheese..
  4. Serve over your favorite pasta..
  5. Tip: Make a double batch and freeze the extra for next week!.
  6. Buon appetito! 🇮🇹.

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