It’s Time to Make Tomato Sauce (video)

After all this hot weather, our gardens and the markets are overflowing with fresh tomatoes.

I just bought a large box of tomatoes at a farmers market for $10. The farmer said these were for canning to differentiate them from the ones he was selling for $3 a pound and up. They looked the same to me and my husband is about to start making tomato sauce. He looked through the videos on the subject and believes this one will be most helpful.

David Epstein starts with an easy way to remove the skins. Then he suggests various vegetables you can add beyond onions and garlic. They all get sautťed in a little olive oil, then the tomatoes are added, along with a few flavorings. After about two hours of slow cooking you are ready to strain out the seeds and you are done.

What could be easier?

Photo credit: Annalisa Antonini

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Rich Red Raw Tomato Sauce Recipe
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58 comments

Elisa F.
Elisa F3 years ago

Thanks for Sharing.

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Donna Hamilton
Donna Hamilton5 years ago

Thanks!

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sandra g.
sandra g5 years ago

thanks so much, I feel everything tastes better with tomatoes !!

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Michele Wilkinson

Thank you

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Past Member 5 years ago

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April Brown
April Brown7 years ago

I'm making mine tomorrow. And once you go homemade on this it is so hard to eat it out of a jar, you are hooked!

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Carolyn P.
C P7 years ago

Yummy thanks and I understand tomatoes are even better for you when they are cooked.

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Liz Thompson
Elisabeth T7 years ago

Great article and video, thank you...

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