Recipe Name: STEWED TOMATOES JEFFERSON
Category: 18TH CENTURY
Serves: 4

SOURCE FRUGAL GOURMET

3 Tblsp butter
1 sliced yellow onion
6 whole tomatoes or
1 Quart canned tomatoes
to taste basil or oregano or both
1/4 Cup dry white wine or beer
to taste salt and pepper

Thomas Jefferson was an excellent cook. He was one of the first to use tomatoes in this country.

Melt butter in a saucepan and saute` onion until clear. Add remaining ingredients and simmer over low heat until tomatoes are very tender or to your liking. Serve hot.

Shadows note: I have added some red pepper flakes and garlic to this contoction with excellent results.