Easy Rich Tomato Sauce

Whipping up your very own tomato sauce is so very easy with the sous vide, so you can enjoy your summer garden for quick evening meals all winter long.

Servings: 4 – 6
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 55 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 sprigs fresh oregano, stemmed
  • 2 pounds ripe tomatoes
  • 6 large basil leaves, chopped
  • 1 whole green pepper, seeded and cut into four large pieces

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil to medium in a sauté pan.
  2. Add onion, garlic, and oregano, and cook until fragrant, about 5 to 7 minutes, and set aside to cool.
  3. Preheat sous vide water bath to 120°F.
  4. Add olive oil mix, tomatoes, and remaining ingredients to a resealable plastic bag, and seal airtight.
  5. Cook for 50 minutes.
  6. Remove bag from the water, open and let cool for a few minutes.
  7. Remove peppers and discard.
  8. Remove and peel the tomatoes.
  9. Add peeled tomatoes and the remaining contents of the bag to a food processor or blender and process until desired texture is achieved.
  10. Serve with your favorite dishes.

Nutritional Info: Calories: 84 Sodium:  9 mg, Dietary Fiber: 3.4g, Fat: 5.3g, Carbs: 9.5g, Protein: 2g

 

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