This is a slow-roasted version of the stove-top tomato sauce, and it's jam-packed with flavor. You'll want to have it with everything -- not just over pasta but on crusty bread and scrambled eggs, and paired with soft cheeses.
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The long, relatively thin cut known as hanger steak may be labeled "butcher's steak," "bistro cut," or, if already cut lengthwise into two pieces, "steak strips." To prevent an overly chewy texture, hanger steak should be sliced thinly across the grain. This recipe can be doubled to feed a crowd or be used for sandwiches.