Basic Tomato Sauce

Total Time
1hr
Prep
15 mins
Cook
45 mins
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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a 3-quart saucepan, heat theolive oil oover medium heat.
  2. Add the onion and garlic and cook until soft and light golden brown, about 8-10 minutes.
  3. Add the thyme and the carrot and cook 5 minutes more, until the carrot is quite soft.
  4. Add the tomatoes and juice and bring to a boil, stirring often.
  5. Lower the heat and simmer for 30 minutes, until as thick as hot cereal.
  6. Season with salt and serve.
  7. This sauce holds one week in the refrigerator or up to 6 months in the freezer.