Homemade tomato sauce is much better than jar sauce in stores, they can never compete with the fresh and delicious taste of a homemade one. Here’s an easy recipe for making delicious tomato sauce with fresh tomatoes that can be used for many things like pasta, chicken parmesan, pizzas and beyond…
Ingredients for tomato sauce
- 3 tomatoes
- 1/3 cup chopped onion
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1/8 cup chopped basil
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- salt and pepper
First, score the bottom of tomatoes by making an X with a knife. This will make the skin removal easier.
Bring a medium pot of water to a boil and then plunge the tomatoes into the boiling water.
After about 1 to 2 minutes you’ll see the skin start to crack.
So remove the tomatoes from boiling water and plunge them into the iced water to cool them down quickly.
Once they are cool enough to handle peel them.
you can squeeze out the seeds, but I don’t have a problem with the seeds, therefore, I place the tomatoes in a blender without squeezing.
Puree the tomatoes and set it aside.
Now add olive oil and chopped onion in a pot over medium heat, saute the onions for almost 5 minutes.
Once the onions are soft add garlic and saute for 1 minute.
Now pour the puree tomatoes in the pot and stir the mixture well.
Add the chopped basil, salt, and pepper then stir the mixture.
Bring the mixture to a boil.
Then cover and simmer until the sauce is thickened.
Now you have a fresh and delicious tomato sauce to enjoy …