Cooking with Roberta


Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Homemade Garden Fresh Tomato Sauce

Golubtsy is a Russian dish my Ukrainian grandmother Ethel use to make for us. I'd like to share it with you. First I'll share with you how to make a delicious sauce with a variety of garden fresh vegtables. Then the Golubtsy recipe will follow!

'Home Made Garden Fresh Tomato Sauce'
1/2 cup olive oil
3/4 cup diced garlic
1/2 cups fresh chopped basil
1 cup fresh chopped parsley
1/2 cup chopped fresh oregano
3 cups chopped fresh onions
3 cups chopped fresh (red and/or green sweet)peppers
10 pounds chopped fresh tomatoes(remove where stem is attached)
2 tbls salt to taste
2 tbls balsamic vinegar
1/2 cup brown sugar
12 oz. tomato paste
1 lb. chopped mushrooms
1. Stir fry onions,peppers and garlic in oil on high heat until sligtly brown in the bottom of a 8 quart heavy/thick bottomed pot.

2. Stir in herbs,mushrooms and salt and brown for 5 more minutes.

3.Reduce to medium heat and stir in fresh tomatoes,sugar and vinegar letting sauce cook for for two (2) hours stirring occasionally to prevent sticking.

4.Mix in tomato paste after cooking/simmering sauce.

5. Continue to cook for 1 hour more and can,freeze or use in other recipies...Golubtsy recipe follows!

1 comment:

  1. Sounds great and love having servings ready in the freezer!