Basic Tomato Sauce
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Basic Tomato Sauce

Calories: 314kcal
Author: Wanda Baker


  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 small Onion chopped
  • 3 cloves Garlic
  • 1 tsp Oregano
  • 1 tsp Thyme
  • 2 x 28oz cans Tomato Puree
  • 1 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper


  • Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat.
  • Add the and cook, stirring often, until the onions are soft and translucent, about 10 minutes.
  • Add garlic, oregano and thyme and couple for 2-3 minutes more. Do not let the garlic brown.
  • Next in the pot goes the tomatoes. Stir and gently bring to a boil.
  • Add 1/2 tsp of salt and 1 tsp of pepper, lower the heat and simmer for 30-60 minutes.
  • Taste and season with additional salt, if desired.
  • Serve with your favourite dish. Or cool down completely, pour into freezable containers and freeze.


Calories: 314kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 2333mg | Potassium: 196mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin C: 12.2mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 0.8mg