Tomato Sauce with Onion

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 151


3 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 small onion, very finely chopped
3 pounds plum tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped, or 1 (28-ounce) can imported Italian peeled tomatoes with their juice, passed through a food mill
salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


1 In a medium, heavy saucepan, melt the butter with the oil over medium heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring once or twice, until the onion is tender and golden, about 7 minutes.

2 Add the tomatoes and salt and pepper. Bring the sauce to a simmer and cook 20 minutes or until thickened.

From "1,000 Italian Recipes." Copyright 2004 by Michele Scicolone. Used with permission of the publisher, Wiley Publishing, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 151
Calories from Fat: 84

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