For lucky Susan with the 25 lb. box of Roma tomatoes.
Tomato Sauce...An adaptation from Marcell Hazan.
Simple and quick to make, with a wonderful flavor.
Freeze in containers for use when needed.
2 lbs. fresh, mature ripe plum (Roma)tomatoes
1 medium yellow onion, peeled and halved
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. granulated sugar.
1- wash tomatoes in cold water. Cut them in half lengthwise. Cook in a
covered saucepan on medium heat til they have simmered for 10 min and
2- Puree the tomatoes through a food mill then return pureed mixture
(without skins) to saucepan. Add onion (peeled and halved) 1 1/2 tsp.
salt, 1/4 tsp. sugar and cook at a slow but steady simmer, uncovered for
45 min. Stir from time to time. Taste and correct for salt. Discard
onion. Cool, place in containers and freeze