Tomato Sauce Recipe

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Ingredients

Beginner

  • ½ cup / 125ml Oil
  • 28oz / 800g Tomatoes (fresh or pureed)
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 10 Basil leaves (fresh) or 1 tablespoon dried
  • 10 Oregano leaves (fresh) or 1 tablespoon dried

Advanced

  • ½ cup / 125ml Oil
  • 2 medium Onion (diced)
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 28oz / 800g Tomatoes (fresh or pureed)
  • 10 Basil leaves (fresh) or 1 tablespoon dried
  • 10 Oregano leaves (fresh) or 1 tablespoon dried

Pro

How to make tomato sauce

Beginner

  1. Chop tomatoes up in quarters, put them into a blender accompanied with the basil, oregano and some salt. In case of pureed tomatoes just mix the ingredients together.Tomato-sauce-recipe-process-6-SunCakeMom
  2. Blend them mildly.Tomato-sauce-recipe-process
  3. Pour some oil into a saucepan and heat it up. Add tomatoes in then bring it to boil.Tomato-sauce-recipe-process-2-SunCakeMom
  4. When the first bubbles appear turn the heat to low. Place a lid on halfway and simmer for half an hour. Stir it occasionally.Tomato-sauce-recipe-process-3-SunCakeMom
  5. Once the water content is reduced by about half the sauce is ready.Tomato-sauce-recipe-process-5-SunCakeMom

Enjoy!

Advanced

  1. Pour some oil into a saucepan and saute onions with salt on high heat until the onion gets a translucent / glassy look for about 3 – 5 minutes.Onion-diced-glassy-translucent-gp-1-SunCakeMom
  2. Reduce the heat and slowly cook the onion while stirring every now and then until it starts to caramelize for about 15-20 minutes.Onion Diced GP SunCakeMom
  3. Pour pureed tomatoes into the saucepan and bring it to boil. Also, now is the time to add various stocks or wine to the tomato sauce if desired. Onion-glassy-translucent-gp-SunCakeMom
  4. When the first bubbles appear turn the heat to low. Place a lid halfway on top and simmer for half an hour. Stir it occasionally.Tomato sauce lid - SunCakeMom
  5. Once the water content is reduced by half stir in the finely chopped spices like oregano and basil. Bring the tomato sauce to boil one last time and let the flavors come together while it cools.Marinara sauce recipe - SunCakeMom

Enjoy!

Pro

Enjoy!

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Tomato Sauce Recipes

Basic tomato sauce recipe for anything Italian and beyond. Easy and straightforward method with very little invested effort for the tastiest result.
Course Condiments
Cuisine Dairy free, Gluten free, Keto, Low carb recipe, Mediterranean, Sugar free recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Author SunCakeMom

Ingredients

Beginner
  • ½ cup / 125ml Oil
  • 28 oz / 800g Tomatoes fresh or pureed
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 10 Basil leaves fresh or 1 tablespoon dried
  • 10 Oregano leaves fresh or 1 tablespoon dried
Advanced
  • ½ cup / 125ml Oil
  • 2 medium Onion diced
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 28 oz / 800g Tomatoes fresh or pureed
  • 10 Basil leaves fresh or 1 tablespoon dried
  • 10 Oregano leaves fresh or 1 tablespoon dried

Instructions

Beginner

  • Chop tomatoes up in quarters, put them into a blender accompanied with the basil, oregano and some salt. In case of pureed tomatoes just mix the ingredients together.
    Tomato-sauce-recipe-process-6-SunCakeMom
  • Blend them mildly.
    Tomato-sauce-recipe-process
  • Pour some oil into a saucepan and heat it up. Add tomatoes in then bring it to boil.
    Tomato-sauce-recipe-process-2-SunCakeMom
  • When the first bubbles appear turn the heat to low. Place a lid on halfway and simmer for half an hour. Stir it occasionally.
    Tomato-sauce-recipe-process-3-SunCakeMom
  • Once the water content is reduced by about half the sauce is ready.
    Tomato-sauce-recipe-process-5-SunCakeMom

Advanced

  • Pour some oil into a saucepan and saute onions with salt on high heat until the onion gets a translucent / glassy look for about 3 - 5 minutes.
    Onion-diced-glassy-translucent-gp-1-SunCakeMom
  • Reduce the heat and slowly cook the onion while stirring every now and then until it starts to caramelize for about 15-20 minutes.
    Onion Diced GP SunCakeMom
  • Pour pureed tomatoes into the saucepan and bring it to boil. Also, now is the time to add various stocks or wine to the tomato sauce if desired.
    Onion-glassy-translucent-gp-SunCakeMom
  • When the first bubbles appear turn the heat to low. Place a lid halfway on top and simmer for half an hour. Stir it occasionally.
    Tomato sauce lid - SunCakeMom
  • Once the water content is reduced by half stir in the finely chopped spices like oregano and basil. Bring the tomato sauce to boil one last time and let the flavors come together while it cools.
    Marinara sauce recipe - SunCakeMom

Notes

Enjoy!

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