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Pasta Sauce


1          tsp. olive oil
1          pressed clove garlic 
1/2-1	lb. seitan (or other meat sub, opt.)
2       c. Italian tomatoes, cut or ground
1      	bay leaf
1/2 	c. tomato paste3/4
1/4	c. fat-free vegie broth
1       tsp. sea salt
1/4	tsp. pepper
1/2	c. sliced mushrooms
1/2-1     T. fresh basil ( 1½  tsp. dried)
1/2-1  	T. fresh oregano ( 1½  tsp. dried)
Grated Parmesan or Romano cheese
      Heat oil in large pot and add garlic, seitan, tomatoes, tomato paste,
broth, salt and pepper, and bay leaf;  simmer uncovered 45 minutes.  Add
mushrooms, oregano, and basil;  simmer 15 minutes more.  Serve over hot
pasta with cheese, if desired.  *If less seitan is used, increase mushrooms
(use whole buttons or chopped Portabellos for a chunkier sauce).
          *       Gretchen J. Henderson Gregory           *
          *             NATURAL NUTRITION                 *
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