2-Step Tomato Sauce for DinnerKelsey Banfield
One of my daughter’s favorite meals is spaghetti and meatballs. She adores it like nothing else! I, of course, am happy to make it for her since I know she’ll have a wonderful filling meal when I make everything myself. One of the components I almost always make myself is the tomato sauce. There is seriously nothing better than a great homemade tomato sauce and the best part is that it doesn’t have to be complicated. Here is how we make it in a snap! Many times I double or triple the recipe so I always have a stash on hand when you need it!
Quick Tomato Sauce
4 cloves of thinly sliced garlic
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 28-ounce cans of whole, peeled tomatoes
2 leaves of basil, torn
1. Warm the olive oil over medium heat and add the thinly sliced garlic. Let it stew for about 3 to 4 minutes.
2. Pour in the tomatoes and basil leaves and simmer for about 45 minutes while you do other things. Stir it every so often and add a pinch of kosher salt and freshly cracked pepper as needed. As you stir the tomatoes they will break apart and thicken into a sauce. If you would like a smooth suace puree it in a blender, or with a hand blender, about 30 minutes into stewing the tomatoes. When it is thickened to desired consistency remove from heat and serve!