Basic Vegetarian Tomato Sauce Recipe

Step 1

You can substitute fresh tomatoes in this recipe. Remember 1 pound of fresh equals 1 cup of canned. FINELY CHOP TOGETHER the carrot, celery, onion, parsley and basil, or pulse them in a food processor. Warm the olive oil in a large skillet. Saute the chopped vegetables for 10 minutes, stirring often. Puree the tomatoes through a food mill into the pan. Add the salt and several grindings of pepper. Bring to a simmer and cook, partly covered, over very low heat, for 2 hours. Pass the finished sauce through the medium blade of the food mill. Makes 3 Cups

Things You'll Need

  • 1 Carrot
  • 1 Celery stalk
  • 1 Onion
  • 1tb Chopped parsley
  • 5 Basil leaves
  • 1/3c Olive oil
  • 35oz Drained canned plum tomatoes
  • 1/2ts Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

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