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Country Gardens Pasta Sauce




  1. Sauté onions in 4 tablespoons of the butter for 2 minutes.
  2. Add peppers, celery and garlic; cook until onions are translucent.
  3. Place in a 4- to 6-quart heavy skillet. Add 2 tablespoons of butter to the skillet and add the mushrooms. Sauté over medium high heat for 2 to 3 minutes until they have absorbed the butter. Add to the onion mixture.
  4. Put the remaining butter into the skillet and add the zucchini. Brown for several minutes and add to the onion mixture.
  5. Add the tomatoes, tomato paste, herbs, salt and pepper. Simmer for 45 minutes to 1 hour.
  6. Adjust seasonings. Do not boil.


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