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Tomato Fennel Sauce
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A simple tomato sauce with a surprise touch of fennel.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 8 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 51.8
Total Carbs 7.2 g
Dietary Fiber 1.8 g
Sugars 3.5 g
Total Fat 1.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.2 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.2 g
Potassium 244.8 mg
Protein 1.2 g
Sodium 88.2 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1/2 Fat , 1 1/2 Vegetables
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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2 tsp  olive oil
2 each  medium garlic cloves
1 cup  fresh chopped onion
0 1/4 tsp  salt
2 tsp  fennel seed, ground
1 tsp  oregano leaves
1 tsp  dried basil
0.3333 cup  red wine
28 oz  whole canned unsalted tomatoes
1 pinch  salt and pepper
  1. In a saucepan, warm the olive oil. Add the onions and garlic, sprinkle with the salt and saute on very low heat for 5 to 7 minutes, or until the onions are beginning to soften. Add the fennel, oregano, and basil and cook for another minute. Pour in the wine and bring to a boil.
  2. Blend the tomatoes in a food processor until just pureed and add to the pan. Cover the sauce and simmer gently for about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add salt and pepper to taste.

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