Tomato Sauce

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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

Joan Donogh
Make your own tomato sauce.
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Course 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
  • 1/2 cup red wine


  • Heat oil in a large pot. Add onion and garlic and cook until soft.
  • Add tomatoes, seasonings, tomato paste and wine. Bring to a boil and simmer, uncovered, for about 30 minutes, until thickened.
  • Remove from heat and serve with pasta, or cool and freeze.



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