Fresh Tomato Sauce

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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Tags: Gluten Free, Kid Friendly, Lactose Free, Sauce, Simple, Tomato, Vegan, Vegetarian
Course: Side Dish
A classic tomato sauce recipe that the whole family will love. It's great for pasta, pizzas, or chicken or eggplant parmesan.


  • 15 mixed variety red tomatoes more if desired
  • 1 small onion chopped fine (optional)
  • 2 tbsp Salute Sante! Grapeseed Oil
  • 3 cloves Garlic chopped fine
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 3 tbsp fresh oregano
  • 1 dash turbinado sugar
  • 1/4 cup parsley
  • sea salt and pepper to taste


  • Dice all of the tomatoes into small chunks or mix in a blender for about 30 seconds, just until chopped (if you like a chunkier sauce, only blend half).
  • If using an onion, dice the onion.
  • Sauté the onion in Salute Santé! Grapeseed Oil in a 3-5 quart pot over medium heat until golden.
  • Add the tomatoes to the pot (with onions), cover.
  • Add the garlic, oregano, bay leaves, and parsley to the pot.
  • Simmer for about 20 minutes on low heat, stirring often.
  • Add the sugar, salt, and pepper.
  • Allow to cook on low heat, uncovered about 20 more minutes until thick.


Yields: 2-3 cups sauce. You can also freeze sauce for future use.

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