Fresh Tomato Sauce

The Vitamix chops and purees fresh tomatoes and herbs into a classic Italian sauce.

Fresh Tomato Sauce

Ingredients

  • 6 Roma tomatoes
  • 1 onion, peeled, halved
  • 1 carrot, halved
  • 2 Tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • ½ teaspoons dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoons dried basil
  • ½ teaspoons lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoons brown sugar
  • ¼ teaspoons salt

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  4. Blend for 1 minute, using the tamper to press the ingredients into the blades.
  5. Pour into a saucepan. Simmer for 35-40 minutes. Serve over pasta.