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home made tomato sauce

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Jo Zimny
Ithaca, NY

We came into some tomatoes, so made some sauce. I got 2 gallons out of 16 tomatoes plus other veggies. I will use this sauce in several different recipes.

(1 rating)
prep time 50 Min
cook time 40 Min

Ingredients For home made tomato sauce

  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 lg
  • 1-8 oz. pkg
    slice portabella mushroom
  • 6 lg
    cloves garlic, pressed
  • 16 md
    ripe tomatoes
  • 1 bunch
    oregano, thyme and basil
  • salt and pepper to taste

How To Make home made tomato sauce

  • 1
    In a large soup pot, boil some water. Drop the tomatoes into the boiling water for a few minutes, then into cold water. Remove the skins from all the tomatoes. Discard the skins.
  • 2
    Put the peeled tomatoes in a bowl and set aside.
  • 3
    Clean out the pot and add some oil; saute on medium low.
  • 4
    Saute the cut up onion. Soon as the onions are just transparent, add the chopped up Portabella mushrooms. Saute a few more minutes.
  • 5
    Add the pressed garlic and stir, don't let the garlic burn. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • 6
    Add the tomatoes and break them up into smaller pieces. Stir around and add some of the herbs. Simmer for approximately 35-40 minutes.
  • 7
    Store in a large jar in a fridge. I got 2 gallons of sauce out of this recipe.
  • 8

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