Farmers market season is the best! This tomato sauce is easy to make and includes all ingredients that are plentiful this time of year.
Farmers Market Fresh Tomato Sauce
Serves 6 - 8
4 cups tomatoes*, chopped
1 sweet onion, chopped
2 bell peppers, chopped
7 oz tomato paste
2 tablespoons relish
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
*A variety of tomatoes works great, for example: cherry tomatoes and roma tomatoes!
1. In a large pan saute the tomatoes, onion, and pepper for 5 - 10 minutes.
2. Stir in the tomato paste, relish, garlic powder, sea salt, and pepper. Simmer on low for at least 60 minutes. Stirring occasionally while simmering.
3. For a smooth sauce puree with an immersion blender. For a thicker sauce -serve as is!
Serving suggestions: serve over zucchini noodles or whole wheat pasta.