Homemade marinara sauce

Prep 15 min
Total 35 min
Makes 5 cups

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Ingredients

10
large vine-ripened tomatoes, about 2 kg
2 tbsp
olive oil
1
onion, finely chopped
1
garlic cloves, minced
156-mL can
1 tsp
1 tsp
ground black pepper
1/4 cup
chopped fresh basil, or 1 tbsp dried basil leaves

Instructions

  • SEED and coarsely chop tomatoes. They should measure about 10 cups.
  • HEAT a large saucepan over medium. Add oil, then onion and garlic. Cook until onion is soft, 3 to 4 min. Stir in tomatoes, tomato paste, sugar and salt. Season with fresh pepper. Cook, stirring often, until thickened, about 15 min. Stir in basil. Toss with cooked pasta or use as dip for garlic bread.

Nutrition

Calories 135
Protein 4 g
Carbohydrates 20 g
Fat 6 g
Fibre 5 g
Sodium 506 mg
Excellent source of vitamin C
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Issue: September 2016

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