When tomatoes are in season and at their best, it is a great idea to make multiple quantities of this easy pizza sauce and freeze it for later use. It also works well heated and served as a quick pasta sauce.


Recipe and Photo by China Squirrel

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You will need:
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 onion, chopped
14 oz ripe tomatoes, roughly chopped
1 tablespoon mixed herbs, freshly chopped (thyme, rosemary, oregano, marjoram, flat leaf parsley)
sea salt and black pepper, to taste
  1. Heat oil in a saucepan, add garlic and onion, and cook for 2 minutes or until onion is soft.
  2. Add tomatoes, reduce heat to low, and cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Spoon tomato mix into a food processor or blender and pulse until thick and pulpy.
  4. Return to saucepan and bring to a boil, then continue stirring until sauce thickens—about 5 minutes.
  5. Stir in herbs and season with salt and pepper.
  6. Remove from heat and cool completely.

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When tomatoes are in season and at their best, it is a great idea to make multiple quantities of this easy pizza sauce and freeze it for later use. It also works well heated and served as a quick pasta sauce.
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