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Homemade Tomato Sauce

Sara Moulton's Homemade Tomato Sauce

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Servings:Over 8
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

A basic tomato sauce for all your Italian dishes.This recipe makes 7 1/2 cups.

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil .
  • 5 large garlic cloves, minced (3 tbsp.)
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped (1 cup)
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1 can whole peeled tomatoes (28-oz.)
  • 1 can tomato puree (28-oz.)
  • 1 can tomato paste (6-oz.)
  • salt
  • ground black pepper
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves, finely chopped
  • Cooking Directions

    In a five quart pot, over medium-high heat, heat olive oil. Add garlic, onion and thyme. Stir frequently and simmer uncovered for three minutes until onions are translucent.

    Add the tomato puree, tomato paste and whole peeled tomatoes, and season with salt and pepper to taste. Mash with a potato masher about 25 minutes, until larger pieces are broken up and sauce is chunky.

    Simmer 15 to 20 minutes uncovered over low heat until flavors are combined. Turn off heat and stir in finely chopped basil.

    Recipe copyright 2000 by Sara Moulton

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: tomatoes, garlic, basil

    Course: Sauces and marinades


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