Quick Homemade Tomato Sauce
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Make a double or triple batch of this sauce and freeze it in small containers. It’s perfect for defrosting when you want to make pizza, baked ziti or other Italian recipes.
olive oil1 Tbsp
uncooked onion(s)⅓ cup(s), grated
garlic clove(s)2 clove(s), medium, grated
dried oregano½ tsp
table salt½ tsp
canned tomato paste1 Tbsp
canned crushed tomatoes28 oz, or whole tomatoes
- Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. When oil shimmers, add onion; cook, stirring frequently, until onion is translucent, 2-3 minutes. Add garlic, oregano and salt; cook 1 minute. Add tomato paste; cook, stirring, 1 minute more.
- Add canned tomatoes (if whole, use your hands to crush them); bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer until sauce thickens, 5-10 minutes.
- Serving size: 1/2 c