Fresh Tomato Sauce
3 pounds Eurofresh* Roma tomatoes
1/4 cup olive oil
3 ounces Spanish onion, cut into
1 tablespoon chopped garlic
1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
Pinch of chopped fresh thyme
1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
3 grinds of fresh black pepper
1 teaspoon sugar
Prepare a pot of boiling salted water and a bowl of ice water.
With a paring knife, remove the stem from each tomato and score the opposite
end. Drop tomatoes into the boiling water just long enough for the skin to crack;
then remove and place immediately in ice water.
Peel the tomatoes and roughly chop.
Heat olive oil in a saucepot over medium heat. Add onions and cook until translucent.
Add garlic and tomatoes. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook, uncovered, for 1 hour,
When the sauce has cooked down to the desired consistency, add herbs and season
to taste with salt, pepper and sugar. Makes 4-6 servings.
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