Homemade Tomato Sauce Recipe

Homemade Tomato SauceTomato Sauce is a great sauce to cook up in bulk as it is so versatile and can be added to so many meals. A sauce over meat, in a pasta dish, or even the base for a vegetable soup.

If you cook in bulk make sure to cool quickly and freeze in tubs or jars with space for expansion.

Ingredients for Homemade Tomato Sauce:

  • 1 medium onion – peeled and chopped
  • 4 oz mushrooms (optional)
  • 1 can peeled tomatoes (mashed) or 1 lb fresh tomatoes (peeled and chopped)
  • 1 or 2 cloves of garlic (peeled and pressed)
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 3 tablespoons tomato puree
  • ¼ pint vegetable stock (or wine)

Method for Homemade Tomato Sauce:

  1. Put all of the ingredients into a blender and whiz until smooth. You may need to do this in batches.
  2. Transfer to a pan, cover, and simmer for about 25 minutes.

Great with fish, meat, pasta and rice. For an extra “kick” chop up a chilli pepper and add to the ingredients.

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