Basic Tomato Sauce

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Basic Tomato Sauce
Serves 6
Looking for a tried and true, mainstream tomato sauce to call your own? Here it is! Of course, you can experiment with additional herbs, wine or a number of other possibilities to adjust it to your own personal tastes. This sauce may be refrigerated up to 1 week or frozen up to 6 months.
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  1. 1 each Spanish Onion, cut into 1/4" diced
  2. 4 cloves Garlic, Fresh, thinly sliced
  3. 1⁄4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  4. 3 Tbsp. Thyme Leaves, Fresh
  5. 1⁄4 medium Carrot, finely shredded
  6. 2 28 oz Cans Tomatoes, Canned, crushed and mixed well with their juices
  7. - Salt, Kosher
  1. Saute the onion and garlic in the olive oil over medium heat until translucent, but not brown (about 10 minutes).
  2. Add the thyme and carrot and cook 5 minutes mores.
  3. Add the tomatoes. Bring to a boil; lover the heat to just bubbling, stirring occasionally for 30 minutes.
  4. Season with salt to taste.
  5. Serve immediately.
  1. Makes approximately 6 cups.
Nino Salvaggio