July 23, 2024
Homemade Tomato Basil Sauce

Homemade Tomato Basil Sauce



Homemade Tomato Basil Sauce

Tomato Basil Sauce – the perfect accompaniment to your pasta dishes or as a base for pizza. Bursting with the flavors of ripe tomatoes and fresh basil, this homemade sauce is a family favorite.

Ingredients

  • 6-8 ripe tomatoes, diced
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  2. Add the minced garlic and chopped onion. Sauté until the onion is translucent.
  3. Add the diced tomatoes and sugar. Cook for about 15-20 minutes, or until the tomatoes break down and the sauce thickens.
  4. Stir in the fresh basil and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Simmer for an additional 5 minutes, then remove from heat.
  6. Let the sauce cool slightly before using it on your favorite pasta or pizza.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4 cups of sauce

Homemade Tomato Basil Sauce is a delightful, aromatic sauce that elevates your Italian dishes to the next level. Made with fresh ingredients, it’s a healthy choice for your family.

Nutritional Information (per 1/2 cup serving): Calories: 85 | Fat: 7g | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g

Enjoy this Homemade Tomato Basil Sauce with your favorite pasta, and savor the rich, homemade flavors. Whether you’re making a quick weeknight dinner or a special weekend meal, this sauce is sure to impress. Its enticing aroma and robust taste will have everyone asking for seconds.