Hot tomato sauce

Yield: 12 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 tablespoons Oil, olive
2 teaspoons Garlic minced
1 teaspoon Gingerroot fresh, minced
1 cup Onion, chopped
1 can Tomatoes (28oz) whole+puree
1 teaspoon Sambal oelek
1 teaspoon Soy sauce

Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan. Add the garlic and gingerroot and cook briefly then add the onion and cook until soft. Add the tomatoes and puree breaking up the tomatoes with a wooden spoon.

Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes then add the sambal and soy sauce and simmer for 15 more minutes. Run the sauce through the coarse blade of a food mill and save until needed. To serve, reheat and correct seasonings to taste. Makes 2¾ cups. For a milder sauce, reduce the sambal. May be stored for brief periods if refrigerated. Serve with Cabbage Rolls, Spaghetti, Steamed Fish.

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