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Tomato Basil Sauce

Plum Tomatoes
Tomato Basil Sauce

This Recipe will be the Mother Sauce for many other recipes to follow. This is a simple and Sweet Tomato Sauce. It will be used as a base for:

Meatballs, Sausage, and Pork-Sicilian Gravy

Fra diavolo- Spicy Tomato Sauce

Bolognese- Traditional Meat Sauce

  • 1 onion chopped
  • fresh garlic chopped- 2 tablespoons
  • olive oil for sautéing
  • white or red wine for deglazing
  • 4 cans of San Marzano plum tomatoes
  • salt taste
  • pepper taste
  • oregano 1 tablespoon
  • fresh basil chopped 1/8 cup
  • fresh parsley chopped 1/8 cup
  • onion powder tablespoon
  • garlic powder tablespoon

In a large sauce pan add olive oil over medium heat. Add chopped onion and garlic. Sautee till browned but not burnt. Deglaze with 1/4 cup wine. Use blender to liquefy plum tomatoes and add to pot. Add one can of water. Add all seasoning. Simmer for 2 hours.

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One Comment

  1. Chelle

    can i tell you ive never made sauce without a meat base…

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