Homemade Fresh Tomato Sauce
As a pasta lover, I am always looking for a good sauce recipe to go with my pasta noodles. I have created and tried many pasta sauce recipes… I love all kinds of sauces. The meaty kind, creamy kind… but lately I started to prefer more simple and clean sauces… the kind that doesn’t have too many fancy ingredients. Maybe I am just lazy… but I love making pasta with simple tomato sauce.
This is a great blender recipe for “fresh tomato sauce”. Sometimes we run out of tomato sauce and this is a great fresh replacement for canned tomato sauce. But seriously, can it get more fresh than this? It is definitely tastier than the canned tomato sauce. It was good enough for me to use it as pasta sauce.
I found this recipe on my Vitamix cookbook. I love my Vitamix. It was seriously one of the best purchases I’ve ever made. Whatever blender you have, you can make this in just a few minutes. Just combine all ingredients together in your blender, and blend! That’s it.
To make this, you will need some ripe tomatoes. I used the tomatoes that I grew in my garden. Aren’t they so pretty?
Place all ingredients in your blender. And blend. If you want to use the sauce for your pasta or spaghetti like I did, just add a little bit of grated Parmesan cheese and enjoy the fresh pasta dish!
- ½ teaspoon fresh lemon juice
- 6 medium roma tomatoes, guartered
- 1 small onion, peeled and halved (optional)
- 1 small carrot, halved
- 2 tablespoons tomato paste
- 2 garlic cloves, peeled
- 2-3 basil leaves
- ½ teaspoon dried oregano
- ½ teaspoon brown sugar
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- Place all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.