Tomato Sauce

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Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

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  • 1 onion
  • 1 small carrot
  • 1 oz. bacon scraps or bacon bone


Slice the onion and carrot. Put them into a saucepan with the bacon and fry them in the fat without browning them for 10 min. Slice and add the tomatoes and cook them for 5 min. Sprinkle in the rice flour, add the stock or juice, stir till the sauce boils. Simmer the sauce for 45 min. Rub the sauce through a hair or nylon sieve. Reheat, season and add lemon juice, sugar and nutmeg to taste.