40 Days of Clean Eating: Homemade Tomato Sauce

Kari Lund


Recipes, Nutrition


Day 28 of 40

tomato sauce collage

Originally posted on Cooking Up Clean [Photo credit: Kari Lund]


Prep time: 15 min

Cook time: 45 min




  • 10 pounds tomatoes, cored and quartered (this does not need to be exact, just fill up your stock pot nearly to the top)
  • 2 medium onions, quartered
  • 1 head of garlic, cloves peeled
  • 1 tablespoon salt



  1. Place all ingredients in a large (approximately 8 quart) stockpot.
  2. Stirring occasionally, cook on medium heat until garlic and onions are softened and sauce has reduced about 45 minutes.
  3. Pureé with a stick blender until smooth.
  4. Pour finished sauce into canning jars and seal or pour into freezer-proof containers to freeze the sauce.



If you're daring, add an habañero or other spicy pepper to the mix for a slightly spiced sauce.
Sauce can be canned or frozen.


Make breakfast satisfying and delicious:

40 Days of Clean Eating: Savory Weekend Mini Quiche




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