Fresh Tomato Sauce Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Published: March 19, 2020 Modified: April 12, 2021
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This tasty sauce can be used for whatever you’d like – pasta, chicken, veggies, whatever.

How To Make Fresh Tomato Sauce

  • 10 medium tomatoes
  • 2 oz olive oil
  • 1 medium onion (diced)
  • 1 tsp garlic (minced)
  • 2 tsp basil
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • salt and pepper (to taste)
  1. Remove the core from the tomatoes. Plunge the tomatoes in boiling water for 5-10 seconds. Allow cooling. Peel each tomato.
  2. Place a colander over a bowl. Cut the tomatoes in half and remove the seeds over the colander.
  3. Reserve the liquid and the tomato pulp and set aside. Discard the seeds.
  4. Heat the oil in a heavy saucepan over low heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook until just soft.
  5. Dice the tomato pulp and add to the pan. Add the reserved liquid, basil and oregano.
  6. Simmer for 1½ hours to 2 hours, stirring frequently. Check seasonings. Refrigerate or freeze.

How To Make Fresh Tomato Sauce

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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 2 hrs
Total: 2 hrs 10 mins
Serves:

Ingredients

  • 10 medium tomatoes
  • 2 oz olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 tsp garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp basil
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Remove the core from the tomatoes. Plunge the tomatoes in boiling water for 5-10 seconds. Allow cooling. Peel each tomato.

  2. Place a colander over a bowl. Cut the tomatoes in half and remove the seeds over the colander.

  3. Reserve the liquid and the tomato pulp and set aside. Discard the seeds.

  4. Heat the oil in a heavy saucepan over low heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook until just soft.

  5. Dice the tomato pulp and add to the pan. Add the reserved liquid, basil and oregano.

  6. Simmer for 1½ hours to 2 hours, stirring frequently. Check seasonings. Refrigerate or freeze.

Nutrition

  • Calcium: 33mg
  • Calories: 156kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 12g
  • Fat: 12g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 615mg
  • Protein: 3g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Sodium: 14mg
  • Sugar: 7g
  • Vitamin A: 2091IU
  • Vitamin C: 36mg
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