Hearty Homemade Tomato Sauce

Hearty Homemade Tomato Sauce


"Here is a great homemade tomato sauce which is fairly simple to make. Although it tastes rich, you will be surprised to know that except for the olive oil, it is all vegetables. It truly tastes like one of those sauces you have always tried to make. Sometimes the answer is easier than the question."


1 h 20 m servings 169 cals
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Original recipe yields 5 servings



  • Calories:
  • 169 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 11.6 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.9g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 298 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large pot combine tomatoes, garlic, carrots, bell peppers, celery, onion, parsley, oregano, olive oil and salt. Bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat and simmer on medium heat for 1 hour.
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  1. 8 Ratings


i rated this 5* only because it is at least a four, and the last review did not do it justice... I added a teensy pinch of sugar, decreased the carrot by 2/3, and added zucchini, yellow squash,...

I was looking for a sauce to make with some of the last tomatoes of the season (from greenhouse) that was a little out of the ordinary. This recipe was easy and tasty. Although not one I'd serv...

This was spectacular! The only thing we did different was to use what we loving call the boat motor (aka hand blender)to really blend everything together. As usual with anything tomatoe based, m...

This is not a tomato sauce. It's a light vegetable sauce. While it was very delicious, I was very disappointed as I was expecting a nice, thick, chunky tomato sauce. Just because it has cans of ...

Very good! I changed the recipe a bit due to a lack of ingredients on hand. No carrots, less celery. I also added a bit of red wine and halved cherry tomatoes, and served it over spaghetti sq...

The secret of all Italian mothers and grandmothers has been revealed! For kids who don't like their veggies or for a nourishing meal-in-one, le mamma e le nonne have been secretly giving this re...

I also added some basil, 1-T salt and 1-t pepper; but I did a double batch and also used fresh tomatoes.