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Fresh Tomato Sauce

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

Fresh Tomato Sauce


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


  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.