Tomato Sauce

Pamidvris Satsebela

Preparation info
  • Makes

    1 Quart

    • Difficulty


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By Darra Goldstein

Published 1999

  • About

This sauce often accompanies basturma, grilled marinated meat. The prunes add a hint of sweetness, while the coriander adds depth. Try serving this exciting tomato sauce with American-style steak.


  • 1 large onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 large garlic cloves, peeled and minced
  • ¼ cup corn oil</


In a saucepan sauté the onion and garlic in the oil until soft, then add the tomatoes. Cook gently, covered, for 45 minutes, or until the tomatoes are soft. Put through a food mill or strainer, pressing hard on the solids.

Return the sauce to the pan and add the remaining ingredients. Simmer, covered, for 10 minutes.

Serve hot or at room temperature. The sauce will keep in the r