Homemade Tomato Sauce
This is a very easy Homemade Tomato Sauce recipe made with just a few simple ingredients. This tomato sauce is so delicious, rich, herb flavorful, fresh tasting sauce that you definitely should try. It’s perfectly balanced, healthy, naturally sweetened, without a gram of sugar, low fat, and vegan-friendly!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
- 4 lb 12 -14 medium ripe tomatoes
- 1 medium (150 g) onion
- 4 cloves garlic
- 4 tbsp. (20 g) olive oil
- ½ c (150 g) tomato paste
- ½ tsp. dried thyme
- ½ tsp. dried basil
- Salt and pepper to taste
Boil about 6-7 cups of water in a pot on high heat.
Slice a shallow "X" on top of the tomatoes and core out the stems.
In a large bowl place the tomatoes, pour the boiling water and let it stay for 30-40 sec.
Lift the tomatoes out and strip the skins from the tomatoes with a knife.
Chop the tomatoes into small pieces. Set aside.
Chop the onion and garlic.
Pour the olive oil into a large pot or saucepan over medium heat.
When it’s hot, add the diced onions, sauté for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the garlic and sauté another 1 minute or so.
Add the tomatoes, tomato paste, basil, thyme, season with salt and pepper.
Simmer on medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until the sauce reaches the taste and consistency you like, about 40 - 60 minutes.
Transfer the sauce into jars or containers and store in the fridge up to 10 days or freeze in zip-bags for months.
How Many Calories in Homemade Tomato Sauce
|Calories (per 100 g): 71 cal
|Fat: 2.5 g
|Carbohydrates: 10.8 g
|Protein: 2.1 g