Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 15 mins

You will need to peel the tomatoes first. I like the boiling water and ice water method.

Directions

  1. Remove cores, cut in half and remove seeds from when tomatoes are cool.
  2. Put in the blender and puree, this will make about 4 cups.
  3. In a large pot, heat oil and the onions, saute until golden and soft about 10 minutes.
  4. Add garlic and saute for about 5 minutes more on low.
  5. Add the tomato puree and stir.
  6. Bring to a simmer and reduce the heat to medium-low so it is bubbling but not boiling.
  7. Cook for an hour and stir occasionally.
  8. Cool completely, then measure 1 cup portions into freezer containers and chill completely.
  9. Freeze.
  10. To use, thaw in refrigerator overnight.
  11. Use as a base, making into pasta sauce, soup or whatever you need it for.