Homemade Tomato Sauce

Alex Dean

Corporate Communications Intern at Excellus BCBS
Alex is a Livingston County native who lives (quite literally) in the middle of nowhere. Alex is a junior at the College at Brockport where he is pursuing a degree in journalism. In his free time, you can usually find Alex in his grandma's driveway beating his brother in basketball or cruising the back roads of Avon, NY blasting anything but country music.
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Homemade Tomato Sauce
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 4-5 hours
Servings
people
Ingredients
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 4-5 hours
Servings
people
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in 4-quart saucepan over medium heat until hot. Add onions and garlic. Cook until onions are tender.
  2. Add all other ingredients, mix well. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat and let simmer for 1 hour, stirring occasionally (simmer time varies based on number of tomatoes. Could take as many as 4-5 hours to get correct consistency).
  3. Ladle mixture into clean jars and cover with tight-fitting lids. Sauce can be refrigerated for up to 1 week or frozen for 3 months to 1 year.
Recipe Notes

*If you have extra green or red peppers on hand, you may add 1-2 for added flavor
*You may double or triple the recipe depending on the number of ripe tomatoes in your garden

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