Fresh Tomato Sauce

If you grow your own tomatoes, this is the way to go. It's wonderful frozen and you can add ground beef, sausage or leave it vegetarian.


  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon parsley
  • 1/2 green pepper, chopped
  • 28 ounces FRESH tomatoes (cored and seeded; no need to peel)
  • 1 small can tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 teaspoon tarragon
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar


  1. Sauté all vegetables in oil; add tomatoes, paste, sugar, salt, pepper and vinegar; simmer 1 hour.
  2. Add all herbs and cook 1 hour more or until thick.

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