Tomato Sauce Recipe

Basic tomato sauce recipe for anything Italian and beyond. Easy and straightforward method with very little invested effort for the tastiest result.

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Ingredients:

Type 1:

  • 1 lb / 500g Tomatoes (fresh or pureed)
  • 10 Basil leaves (fresh) or 1 tablespoon dried
  • 10 Oregano leaves (fresh) or 1 tablespoon dried
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 3 tablespoon Olive oil

Type 2:

  • 2 medium Onion (diced)
  • 1 lb / 500g Tomatoes (fresh or pureed)
  • 10 Basil leaves (fresh) or 1 tablespoon dried
  • 10 Oregano leaves (fresh) or 1 tablespoon dried
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 3 tablespoon Olive oil

How to make tomato sauce:

Type1:

  1. Wash tomatoes and basil leaves carefully.
  2. Chop tomatoes up in quarters and put them into the vegetable 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
  3. Blend them mildly.Tomato-sauce-recipe-process
  4. Pour some oil into a saucepan and heat it up.
  5. Pour blended tomatoes into the saucepan and bring it to boil.Tomato-sauce-recipe-process-2-SunCakeMom
  6. When it bubbles turn the hob on low heat and leave the sauce there to be cooked for about half an hour. Stir it occasionally.Tomato-sauce-recipe-process-3-SunCakeMom
  7. When its consistency becomes thick, take it off the heat.Tomato-sauce-recipe-process-5-SunCakeMom
  8. Use it immediately or save it for later by storing it in a jar in the fridge.

Type 2:

  1. Wash tomatoes and basil leaves carefully.
  2. Chop tomatoes up in quarters and put them into the vegetable 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
  3. Blend them mildly.Tomato-sauce-recipe-process
  4. Pour some oil into a saucepan, heat it up then add the diced onions.Onion-diced-oil-gp-2-SunCakeMom
  5. Saute on high heat until the onion gets a translucent / glassy look for about 3 – 5 minutes.Onion-diced-glassy-translucent-gp-1-SunCakeMom
  6. Reduce the heat and slowly cook the onion while stirring every now and then until it starts to caramelize for about 15-20 minutes.
  7. Pour blended tomatoes into the saucepan and bring it to boil.Patatas-bravas-sauce-Process-6-SunCakeMom
  8. When it bubbles turn the hob on low heat and leave the sauce there to be cooked for about half an hour. Stir it occasionally.Patatas-bravas-sauce-Process-7-SunCakeMom
  9. When its consistency becomes thick, take it off the heat.
  10. Use it immediately or save it for later by storing it in a jar in the fridge. It also freezes well.

Enjoy!

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Tomato can be so much more than just Tomato sauce. A bit of this or a bit of that makes a difference:

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Tomato Sauce Recipe Type1

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 Gluten free, Keto, Low carb recipe, Mediterranean, Sugar free recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Author SunCakeMom

Ingredients

  • 1 lb / 500g Tomatoes fresh
  • 10 Basil leaves fresh or 1 tablespoon dried
  • 10 Oregano leaves fresh or 1 tablespoon dried
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 3 tablespoon Olive oil

Instructions

  • Wash tomatoes and basil leaves carefully.
  • Chop tomatoes up in quarters and put them into the vegetable blender acompanied with the basil, oregano and some salt.
  • Blend them mildly.Tomato-sauce-recipe-process
  • Pour some oil into a saucepan and heat it up.
  • Pour blended tomatoes into the saucepan and bring it to boil.
  • When it bubbles turn the hob on low heat and leave the sauce there to be cooked for about half an hour. Stir it occasionally.
  • When its consistency becomes thick, take it off the heat.
  • Use it immediately or save it for later by storing it in a jar in the fridge.

 

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Tomato Sauce Type2 with Onion

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 Gluten free, Keto, Low carb recipe, Mediterranean, Sugar free recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Author SunCakeMom

Ingredients

  • 2 medium Onion diced
  • 1 lb / 500g Tomatoes fresh or pureed
  • 10 Basil leaves fresh or 1 tablespoon dried
  • 10 Oregano leaves fresh or 1 tablespoon dried
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 3 tablespoon Olive oil

Instructions

  • Wash tomatoes and basil leaves carefully.
  • Chop tomatoes up in quarters and put them into the vegetable blender accompanied with the basil, oregano and some salt. In case of pureed tomatoes just mix the ingredients together.
  • Blend them mildly.
  • Pour some oil into a saucepan, heat it up then add the diced onions.
  • Saute on high heat until the onion gets a translucent / glassy look for about 3 - 5 minutes.
  • Reduce the heat and slowly cook the onion while stirring every now and then until it starts to caramelize for about 15-20 minutes.
  • Pour blended tomatoes into the saucepan and bring it to boil.
  • When it bubbles turn the hob on low heat and leave the sauce there to be cooked for about half an hour. Stir it occasionally.
  • When its consistency becomes thick, take it off the heat.
  • Use it immediately or save it for later by storing it in a jar in the fridge. It also freezes well.

Notes

Enjoy!

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