Butter Tomato Sauce
|1/4 cup butter|
|2 cloves garlic, minced|
|2 cups diced carrots|
|1 cup onion, diced|
|2 cups celery, diced|
|3 and 1/4 lb roma tomatoes, peeled seeded and chopped|
|3 bay leaves|
|1 tsp thyme|
|1 tsp oregano|
|2 tbs fresh basil|
|kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste|
This sauce is especially delicious used over chicken or fish.
- In a large stock pot, heat the butter and saute the garlic, carrots, onion and celery until tender.
- Add the tomatoes and seasonings.
- Reduce heat and simmer for 3 hours.
- Strain the sauce and return to the pot and continue to simmer to desired thickness.