Easy Homemade Tomato Sauce

Total Time: 40 minutes

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Servings: 4

Price per serving: $7.07

Author: Erren Hart

Source: www.errenskitchen.com

Easy Homemade Tomato Sauce

Ingredients

· 1 medium onion (peeled and quartered)· 2 stalks of celery (cleaned and cut into chunks)· 2 medium carrots (peeled and cut into chunks )· 3 tablespoons olive oil· 3 cloves of garlic (finely chopped)· 4 14.5 oz cans crushed tomatoes· 1 good handful fresh flatleaf parsley (chopped)· 1 good handful fresh basil (chopped)· Salt and Pepper (to taste)

Instructions

Step 1Add the onion, carrots, and celery and to a food processor and chop it into small pieces.Step 2Heat 2 tablespoons of the olive oil in a large saucepan on medium heat and saute the onion, celery, and carrots until they are soft and no liquid is being released from them.Step 3In the middle of the softened vegetables, form a well, add the remaining olive oil, followed by the garlic.  Allow the garlic to brown slightly (being careful not to let it burn).Step 4Mix in the tomatoes and herbs.Step 5Add seasoning, bring to a boil, lower the heat, and simmer for 30 minutes.Step 6If you like a thinner sauce you can add it to the food processor and puree into your desired consistency or if you like a thicker sauce, skip this step.