Tomato Sauce - The Buddhist Chef

Tomato Sauce

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Description

This homemade tomato sauce is great on pizza, tossed through pasta. There’s so much you can use it for!

It’ll freeze very well see how to freeze tomato sauce here : https://www.thebuddhistchef.com/recipe/best-way-freeze-pasta-sauce/

Ingredients

1 minced onion
2 chopped carrots
2 celery stalks, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/4 cup (60ml) tomato paste
1/4 cup (60ml) olive oil
1 tablespoon dried oregano
1 tablespoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
3 bay leaves
1/4 cup (60 ml) maple syrup
10 cups canned tomatoes (2 1/2 liters or 3 cans)
Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

1
Using your hands, crush tomatoes. Set aside.
2
Place a large saucepan on the heat and pour 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil, add the vegetables and cook until soft, about 10 to 15 minutes.
3
Add the remaining ingredients except tomatoes and fry over medium-high heat 2 to 3 minutes.
4
Add the tomatoes and bring to a boil, stirring often. Lower the heat and simmer for 1 hour. Season with salt and pepper and serve.