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Sauce Tomat

ease: 
moderate
ingredients: 

3 oz Salt Pork
3 oz Carrots diced
3 oz onion diced
2 oz whole butter
3 Tbs Flour
5 lbs tomatoes quartered
1 qt White Stock
1 clove crushed garlic
Salt, Pepper, & Sugar to taste

directions: 

1. Over low heat, render salt pork in butter for approximately 5 minutes just before pork starts to get crisp.

2. Add carrots and onions. Sweat over medium heat for about 5-10 minutes until tender.
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3. Sprinkle the flour over the mix and continue to cook for another 2 minutes.

4. Add in tomatoes and continue to cook until they start to soften and release some of their liquid.

5. *Add in white stock and garlic cover and simmer for 2 hours.

6. **Blend sauce until smooth and press through a mesh strainer.

7. Finish with salt, pepper, and sugar to taste.

* Classically simmered in an oven at 350°F

**This step may be eliminated if going for a more rustic or home-style sauce.