Quick Tomato Sauce

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated May/June 2009, America's Test Kitchen TV

Is it possible to transform canned tomatoes into a bright, fresh-tasting sauce?

SERVES4 to 6 (Makes 3 cups, enough for 1 pound of pasta)

TIME30 minutes

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

To cook this brightly flavored, complex tomato sauce recipe in the time it takes to boil pasta, we chose minimally processed crushed tomatoes, which have a fresh taste but are already pureed. A few ingredients added essential flavor compoun...

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