Tomato Soup or Sauce

Tomato Soup or Sauce

Ingredients        

  • 10 Ripe Whole Tomatoes-Quartered with skin and seeds
  • 1 Large Onion -Quartered
  • 1-2 Large Garlic Cloves-Peeled and smashed
  • 2 TBS Olive Oil
  • 1 Serrano Pepper or Red Pepper Flakes-Optional
  • 1 tsp. Basil
  • Salt & Pepper to Taste

Directions      

 Add top 6 ingredients to a large heavy pot. Simmer for about 1 hour. Cool. Using an emersion blender or stand blender; blend until smooth. You can then strain using a fine mesh strainer. I like the texture when it is not strained. Salt and pepper to taste. Freeze in a plastic freezer safe bowl or freezer bag. Make sure to identify and date.

You can use this as tomato soup; great with the late winter night dinner with grilled cheese or use as a tomato sauce base for pasta.

 

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