Italian Seasoned Tomato Sauce

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READY IN: 2hrs 35mins
Recipe by Violet 2

This is a good basic sauce to can and use in your recipes. It needs to be followed exactly to insure safety . Adding extra ingredients will make it unsafe to can. This is from the Ball Blue Book.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash tomatoes; drain.
  2. Peel, core and cut into small pieces; set aside.
  3. Sauté onions and garlic in olive oil in a large saucepot. Add tomatoes and
  4. seasonings
  5. Simmer about 2 hours, stirring occasionally.
  6. Press mixture through a sieve or food mill; discard seeds.
  7. Cook pulp in a large, uncovered saucepot over medium-high heat until
  8. sauce thickens, stirring to prevent sticking.
  9. Add 1 tablespoon bottled lemon juice or 1/4 teaspoon citric acid to each pint jar.
  10. Carefully ladle hot sauce into hot jars, leaving 1/4-inch headspace.
  11. Wipe jar rim clean.
  12. Place lid on jar with sealing compound next to glass.
  13. Screw band down evenly and firmly just until a point of resistance is met.
  14. process 35 minute in a boiling water bath canner.

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