Italian Soups

GRANDMA’S EASY AND SIMPLE ITALIAN TOMATO SAUCE

If you want to make easy and simple Italian tomato sauce, this is my Grandma’s recipe!!

For the courtesy of: http://www.academiabarilla.com/italian-recipes/how-to/tomato-sauce.aspx

Total time: 1 hour and 10 minutes

Servings: 4

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 lb fresh tomatoes
  • 4 oz yellow onion
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 ½ oz celery
  • 3 ½ oz carrot
  • 5 leaves of basil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 sprig parsley

METHOD

Step 1

Wash and dice the carrots, celery and onions.

Step 2

Wash the tomatoes and remove the seeds.

Chop and place in a pan with the oil and diced vegetables.

Then add roughly chopped basil and parsley.

Step 3

Cover the sauce and cook for about 30 minutes.

Uncover and reduce. Adjust the flavor with a pinch of salt and grinding of pepper.

Step 4

Pass everything through a vegetable mill.

Use the sauce to dress pasta or as a base for other recipes.


Tomato sauce can be kept in the fridge for 3 days.


It can also frozen and kept in the freezer for three months.



 

 

 

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