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Food & dining

sunday supper

Recipe for tomato sauce

Serves 4 with leftovers

1tablespoon olive oil
1onion, chopped
2cloves garlic, chopped
½teaspoon crushed
red pepper
1teaspoon smoked paprika
1tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
2cans (28 ounces each) diced tomatoes
Salt and pepper, to taste

1. In a large flameproof casserole over medium-high heat, heat the olive oil. Add onion and garlic. Cook, stirring often, for 10 minutes.

2. Add the red pepper, paprika, and oregano. Cook, stirring, for 2 minutes or until aromatic.

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3. Add the tomatoes, breaking them up with the back of a spoon. Add salt and black pepper. Bring to a boil, lower the heat, and simmer, stirring often, for 20 minutes.

Karoline Boehm Goodnick

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