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Tomato Gravy Italian style

post #1 of 6
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1 large onion, finely chopped
3 stalks celery, finely chopped
3 cloves garlic, pressed
1 cup shallots, finely chopped
2 small cans tomato paste
1 small can tomato sauce
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
Salt and pepper, to taste
2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, grated
1 teaspoon Accent
Crushed red peppers to taste (optional)

In an iron skillet, sauce onion, celery, garlic and shallots. When vegetables are done, add one cup water; reheat, then add tomato paste, tomato sauce, sugar, salt, pepper, Parmesan cheese and Accent. Simmer very slowly for at least 30 minutes.
post #2 of 6
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Originally Posted by ruthie View Post

1 large onion, finely chopped
3 stalks celery, finely chopped
3 cloves garlic, pressed
1 cup shallots, finely chopped
2 small cans tomato paste
1 small can tomato sauce
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
Salt and pepper, to taste
2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, grated
1 teaspoon Accent

In an iron skillet, sauce onion, celery, garlic and shallots. When vegetables are done, add one cup water; reheat, then add tomato paste, tomato sauce, sugar, salt, pepper, Parmesan cheese and Accent. Simmer very slowly for at least 30 minutes.


Sounds yummy, Ruthie, but it ain't Cajun.
post #3 of 6
Thread Starter 
It is if you put crushed red peppers in it

And I forgot to add that.
post #4 of 6
Sounds good. How do you typically serve this? On spaghetti noodles?
post #5 of 6
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Originally Posted by ruthie View Post

It is if you put crushed red peppers in it

And I forgot to add that.

Nope - still not Cajun.
Accent is nothing but MSG. And Parmesan is Italian.
post #6 of 6
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Originally Posted by jjmix7 View Post

Sounds good. How do you typically serve this? On spaghetti noodles?

I like to serve it on butter noodles or plain white rice.

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Originally Posted by Phoenyx View Post

Nope - still not Cajun.
Accent is nothing but MSG. And Parmesan is Italian.


Ok, I will change the title
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