Winter Tomato Sauce

Source: May All Be Fed: Diet for a New World
Date tried:November 3, 2017
Yield: 4 cups
Time needed: 1 hour

As the author says: “When fresh ripe tomatoes are out of season, this is the sauce to make.” It is the sauce my daughter remembers as comfort food from her childhood. The actual preparation takes only a few minutes. Most of the time is to let the sauce simmer to the desired thickness.

Winter Tomato Sauce

Winter Tomato Sauce
2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 medium onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 14-oz can unsweetened Italian tomatoes, undrained, coarsely chopped
1 cup vegetable stock, bouillon or water
1 6-oz can tomato paste
1 tsp. dried basil
1/2 tsp. oregano
1/ tsp dried thyme
1 bay leaf
1/4 tsp. fine sea salt
1/8 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes

Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
Add the onion and garlic and cook until softened (about 6 minutes).
Add all the other ingredients and stir to mix.
Cover and bring to a simmer, then reduce heat to low and cook, stirring occasionally, for 45 minutes.
Remove lid and cook, stirring often, until thickened about another 10 minutes.

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