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    You are in: Home / Italian / Francis Ford Coppola's Tomato Sauce (Pomodoro Basilico) Recipe
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    Francis Ford Coppola's Tomato Sauce (Pomodoro Basilico)

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    1 hrs 5 mins

    20 mins

    45 mins

    blucoat's Note:

    This is the famous director's simple recipe for tomato-basil sauce. It was printed in the great cookbook, "Taste: One Palate's Journey Through the World's Greatest Dishes" by David Rosengarten. You can also top with some finely chopped fresh basil just before serving.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Heat oil in a pan on on medium heat. Saute onions in oil until transparent (about 5-7 minutes). Add tomatoes, 1/4 of the basil and pepper flakes.
    2. 2
      Simmer about 45 minutes. Add butter and remaining basil. If sauce is too thick, add some pasta cooking water.
    3. 3
      Serve over pasta.

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    Nutritional Facts for Francis Ford Coppola's Tomato Sauce (Pomodoro Basilico)

    Serving Size: 1 (446 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 531.2
     
    Calories from Fat 64
    12%
    Total Fat 7.1 g
    11%
    Saturated Fat 1.8 g
    9%
    Cholesterol 3.8 mg
    1%
    Sodium 21.8 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 99.7 g
    33%
    Dietary Fiber 7.6 g
    30%
    Sugars 11.0 g
    44%
    Protein 17.7 g
    35%

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    fresh basil

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