Mushroom Sauce


Mushroom Sauce
 
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Recipe type: sauce
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup finely chopped yellow onion
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped fine
  • 1 pound fresh white mushrooms, cleaned & sliced thin
  • ¾ cup dry Marsala
  • 4 cups canned plum tomatoes, drained
  • 1 tablespoon chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano, crumbled
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil, crumbled
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper
Instructions
  1. Heat the oil in a heavy 3-quart pot set over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion & saute until softened, about 2 min.
  3. Add the garlic & cook & stir for another 2 min.
  4. Add the mushrooms & cook until the give off moisture & start to brown (lightly).
  5. Add the Marsala, bring to a boil & simmer until he alcohol has been boiled off.
  6. Add the tomatoes, oregano & basil. Simmer the sauce for 45 min. to an hour.
  7. Season with salt & pepper.
  8. Simmer the sauce for 5 min. before using if it has been refrigerated.

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