30 Minute Oven Roasted Marinara Sauce

Total Time: 30 minutes

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Servings: 6

Author: Kathi & Rachel

Source: laughingspatula.com

30 Minute Oven Roasted Marinara Sauce

Ingredients

· 3 pounds tomatoes, cored and cut in half (any tomato will work! )· 2 tablespoons olive oil· 1 large head of garlic (about 10 cloves)· 1 large onion, sliced (white or purple will work)· 1 red pepper, cored and sliced· 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper· 2 teaspoons salt· 1 teaspoon dried basil· 1 teaspoon dried oregano· more salt to taste

Instructions

Step 1Preheat oven to 400 degreesStep 2Add tomatoes, garlic, onion, red pepper to large sheeet pan.Step 3Sprinkle with olive oil, salt and pepper.Step 4Bake for 20-25 minutes until the tomatoes are soft and the veggies are starting to brown.Step 5Let cool slightly.  Remove skins of tomatoes if you prefer a smoother sauce.Step 6Pour entire mixture into either a blender, or pot and use an immersion blender.  Add basil and oregano.Step 7Blend until desired consistency.  Taste for seasoning.  More salt?  More pepper?Step 8Cool completely and pour into freezer safe containers.