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Sausage and Mushroom Tomato Sauce

Sausage and Mushroom Tomato Sauce

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  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 pound Italian sausage, casings removed
  • 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped onion
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 pounds fresh roma tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped* (about 3 cups)
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine, pomegranate juice or cranberry juice
  • 1 -2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup snipped fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup pimiento-stuffed green olives (optional)


  1. In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add Italian sausage, mushrooms, onion and garlic. Cook until sausage is browned and onion is tender, stirring occasionally.
  2. Stir in tomatoes, wine, vinegar, salt and pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 20 to 25 minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened, stirring occasionally. Stir in basil and, if desired, pimiento-stuffed green olives.

Nutrition Facts

(Sausage and Mushroom Tomato Sauce)

Fat, total (g) 15, chol. (mg) 29, sat. fat (g) 5, carb. (g) 9, sodium (mg) 575, cal. (kcal) 212, pro. (g) 8, fiber (g) 2, sugar (g) 4

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