Homemade Tomato Sauce

  • 1 ½ Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion diced
  • 3 carrots diced
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 6-7 pounds tomatoes chopped
  • 1 bouillon cube
  • ½ -1 cup water
  • 1 tsp oregano, fresh or dried
  • 2 tsp basil, fresh or dried
  • 2 tsp thyme, fresh or dried
  • ¼ cup milk (optional)

Saute onion and carrots in a large sauce pan over medium heat until the onions are translucent. Add tomatoes, minced garlic, bouillon cube, ½ cup water and stir. Let simmer for 30 minutes then add the Italian herbs. If the mixture becomes thicker than desired add the rest of the water. Stir and let simmer another 20 minutes. If you want creamy tomato sauce add ¼ cup milk and let simmer 10 more minutes. Enjoy this sauce with various recipes.

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