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Ten Minute Chunky Tomato Sauce



Makes about 3 quarts

¼ cup extra virgin olive oil

5 cloves garlic peeled and cut in half lengthwise

Two 28 ounce cans plum tomatoes

1 tablespoon sugar

Fine sea salt to taste

½ teaspoon coarse black pepper

1 small bunch fresh basil leaves



Heat the olive oil in a saucepan and add the garlic.

Cook over medium heat until it begins to turn golden brown and smell fragrant.

Add the tomatoes, sugar, salt, pepper and basil.

Stir the ingredients to blend well.

Cook the sauce over medium heat uncovered for about 10 minutes

Puree the sauce with an immersion blender Sauce is ready to use or freeze.


  1. judith akerman's avatar

    judith akerman

    Thank you for this Mary Ann, I've been looking for a quick sauce.
    Happy Easter,

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