Tomato Sauce

I make this in large batches when there are too many ripe tomatoes in the garden to eat. I just add more of everything, and then freeze it in meal-size portions.

Tomato Sauce
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Make your own tomato sauce.
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: American
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 8 cups fresh tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 2 teaspoons basil
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon parsley
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 can (13 oz.) tomato paste
  • ½ cup red wine
  1. Heat oil in a large pot. Add onion and garlic and cook until soft.
  2. Add tomatoes, seasonings, tomato paste and wine. Bring to a boil and simmer, uncovered, for about 30 minutes, until thickened.
  3. Remove from heat and serve with pasta, or cool and freeze.


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