Fresh Tomato Sauce

August 19, 2011 | | Food | Recipes | Sauces

Fresh Tomato Sauce

Recipe submitted by: Rose Dupont






  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 celery stick, finely chopped
  • 1 carrot, peeled, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 2 1/4 cups fresh, ripe tomatoes, chopped
  • Fresh basil and parsley, chopped


  1. Heat olive oil over medium heat in a frying pan.
  2. Add the onion, celery and carrot, and cook until translucent, about 8 minutes.
  3. Stir in the garlic, tomatoes and about 4 tablespoons of water.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste, along with basil and parsley.
  5. Cook for about 30 minutes.
  6. If desired, purée in a food processor and cook for another 15 minutes.

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