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Homemade Tomato Sauce

  • Author: Simple Vegan Blog
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 35 mins
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1/2 cups (625 ml)
  • Category: Sauce
  • Cuisine: Vegan, Gluten Free

I use tomato sauce in many of my recipes, it’s very common here in the south of Europe, especially in the Meditarrean countries.

Homemade Tomato Sauce
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Ingredients

  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 celery stalk
  • 1 carrot
  • 6 tomatoes (750 g)
  • 2 tsp sea salt
  • Black pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup water (65 ml)

Instructions

  1. Chop the veggies.
  2. Heat some oil to taste in a frying pan and sauté the veggies (except the tomatoes) for about 5 minutes.
  3. Add the tomatoes, sea salt and black pepper. Cook over medium heat for 30 minutes.
  4. Blend the sauce with 1/4 of water until smooth. Add more water if the sauce is too thick for you.