Community Recipe
from [JerriSelf]
Fresh Tomato Sauce

Fresh Tomato Sauce

Keep a pint of this sauce in your freezer for a quick fix with pasta. It's also great with grilled poultry or steak, as a pizza topping, or spooned over polenta or eggs. From Cooking Light September 1994

  • Yield: 8 servings ( Serving Size: 1/2 cup )


  • 1 tablespoon(s) olive oil
  • 1 cup(s) onion finely chopped
  • 3 clove(s) garlic minced
  • 5 1/2 cup(s) seeded, chopped tomato about 3 pounds
  • 1/4 cup(s) fresh basil chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) pepper


Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; sauté 3 minutes or until tender. Add tomato and remaining ingredients; stir well, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, and cook, uncovered, for 10 minutes or until reduced to 4 cups, stirring occasionally. Serve over pasta. Yeild: 4 cups (serving size: 1/2 cup)

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