Pantry Friendly Tomato Sauce

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Top Review by susie cooks

This is excellent. Great flavors. I did not do the roasting of the tomatoes and added the tomatoes, capers and wine to the pan with the vegetables. I simmered for about 20 minutes and then added it to the tomato juice mixture. Then I let that simmer for 20 minutes. Nice and thick! Really nice tomato sauce!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Strain the tomatoes into a sauce pot and add the sherry vinegar, sugar, red pepper flakes, oregano, and basil to the tomato juice.
  2. Place on high heat until bubbles begin to form on the surface, then reduce to a simmer.
  3. Reduce by half,until liquid has thickened to a loose syrup consistency.
  4. Ensure most tomato seeds are removed and set the tomatoes aside.
  5. After cutting into uniform sizes, mix the carrot, onion, and celery with olive oil and garlic and place over low heat.
  6. Sweat the mixture for 15 to 20 minutes.
  7. Add the tomatoes and capers to the roasting pan, place the pan on the middle rack of the oven and broil for 15 to 20 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes, until the tomatoes should start to brown slightly on edges with light caramelization.
  8. Remove the pan from the broiler and lace the pan over 2 burners on the stove.
  9. Add the white wine and cook for 2 to 3 more minutes over medium heat.
  10. Add the reduced tomato liquid to the tomatoes and adjust seasoning.

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