Canned Fresh Basil Tomato Sauce

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by southern chef in lo

What could be better then homemade fresh tomato sauce for you dishes?

Top Review by Chef AngieW

I just got done canning 26 pints of tomato sauce using this recipe. (I doubled it) I tried some and it is so good. It has a lot of fresh, good flavor. I added one chopped green pepper and used 30 tomatoes per recipe. Everything else I kept the same. Very good!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Add oil to 6 quart pot. Mince the onion and garlic in a food processor and sauté in the oil until transparent. Add the basil and parsley; remove from heat set aside.
  2. Peel tomatoes by dipping them in boiling water for 15 seconds. Remove the core and process until like juice. Add them to the pot with the onions. add the rest of the ingredients and blend well.
  3. Cook on low heat for 1 1/2 hours, stirring often.
  4. When sauce is done, ladle into hot jars to within 1/2 inch from top of jar. Clean the rim and seal.
  5. Process for 45 minutes in water bath.

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