Rated 5 out of
Quick, easy "what do I have in the fridge?" sauceUsed what I had on hand -- one ripe tomato, a can of diced tomatoes, a carrot, 1/4 a red onion, fresh garlic, and fresh oregano & basil from my garden. (I was trying to do a half recipe) Went a little too heavy with the garlic but the "bite" cooked down after simmering. Added some frozen turkey meatballs while the sauce cooked & it rounded out the flavor. Will definitely make this again!
Date published: 2016-01-12
Rated 3 out of
great startwhat do you do with the bay leave? directions never say. need to be a bit thicker so added a can of diced tomato. worked perfectly!
Date published: 2016-04-19
Rated 4 out of
Yum!This sauce is really good and really easy to make! Definitely a keeper recipe for the future! I didn't have fresh tomatoes so I used 2 cans of diced tomatoes, added some salt and a little red pepper flakes. Perfect.
Date published: 2015-12-11
Rated 2 out of
Needs major modificationsTwo onions was way too much and the sauce was runny. Ended up adding two cans of tomato paste to reduce the onion taste and thicken it while simmering. Also needs salt (which isn't listed) and more oregano, basil, and pepper than called for. Was delicious with these modifications.
Recommend doing the following in the future: 1 white onion (not two), 1 can of tomato paste (added to the sauce pan and stirred in while simmering), oregano, basil, cracked pepper to taste, kosher salt to taste.
Also, as someone noted, the instructions don't say what to do with the bay leaf. For those new to soups and sauces, you never want to eat bay leaves. Add it post-Vitamix, when you put everything in the saucepan, and remove before serving.
Date published: 2018-09-07
Rated 2 out of
Bitter aftertaste and wateryI used less onions than recipe called for and less garlic. Aftertaste was very bitter. I used yellow onions because recipe didn't specify. After simmering, the sauce was as thin as water.