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How to make tomato sauce

  • 1 hour and 10 minutes
  • Sauces

Ingredients: Per 4 servings

  • 2 lb fresh tomatoes
  • 4 oz yellow onion
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 ½ oz celery
  • 3 ½ oz carrot
  • 5 leaves of basil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 sprig parsley

Preparation:

Step 1

Wash and dice the carrots, celery and onions.

Step 2

Wash the tomatoes and remove the seeds. Chop and place in a pan with the oil and diced vegetables. Then add roughly chopped basil and parsley.

Step 3

Cover the sauce and cook for about 30 minutes. Uncover and reduce. Adjust the flavor with a pinch of salt and grinding of pepper.

Step 4

Pass everything through a vegetable mill. Use the sauce to dress pasta or as a base for other recipes.
Tomato sauce can be kept in the fridge for 3 days.
It can also frozen and kept in the freezer for three months.