George's Red Sauce

George’s Red Sauce

1 pound baby carrots
1 bunch celery
4 large onions, peeled and quartered
3 heads garlic, peeled (not 3 cloves, 3 HEADS of garlic)
2 28-ounce cans pureed tomatoes
2 28-ounce cans diced tomatoes
2 28-ounce cans crushed tomatoes
2 16-ounce cans tomato paste
Bay leaves
Dried basil
Salt and pepper
Dried parsley
Dried oregano
Red wine

What To Do
In separate batches, run all vegetables through a food processor until somewhat fine. In large stock pot, sauté onions in olive oil until soft. Add garlic, then carrots and celery. Add all tomato items and begin to simmer. Begin to season to taste with all dried herbs, wine and salt and pepper. DO NOT ADD SUGAR! The natural sweetness of the carrots is more than enough. Add water as needed to maintain desired consistency. Simmer at least 4 hours, if not longer, stirring constantly so as not to burn the sauce.

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From the episode, Seeing Red Sauce with George.

5 Responses to George’s Red Sauce

  1. Missi February 17, 2012 at 7:01 pm #

    Yummy!! I sure do miss Uncle George’s sauce!!

  2. Babs Summerhill February 20, 2012 at 9:20 am #

    Gosh! This brings back so many memories of Saturday nights with the Baroni & Summerhill families! Sam by George! I can’t wait to replicate the sauce, the meatballs, and relish in the memories!! There have been many recipes, many meals, tons of laughter and abundant love shared over many years of friendship.

  3. Missi February 21, 2012 at 7:51 pm #

    Been eating this sauce since I cut my teeth. Had no idea it had celery and carrots in it. YUMMO!!! Miss ya Uncle George!!


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