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Health benefit of tomato sauce and how to prepare it

According to Healthline - Tomatoes sauce can have several health benefits as it is rich in nutrients and antioxidants. Here are some potential health benefits of tomato sauce:

Rich in nutrients: Tomatoes sauce is a good source of several essential nutrients, including vitamins A, C, and K, potassium, and folate.

Contains antioxidants: Tomatoes contain lycopene, an antioxidant that has been linked to reducing the risk of cancer, heart disease, and stroke.

Low in calories: Tomatoes sauce is typically low in calories, which can be beneficial for weight management.

To prepare tomatoes sauce, you can follow these simple steps:


2-3 lbs fresh tomatoes or 28 oz canned tomatoes

1 onion, chopped

4 garlic cloves, minced

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon sugar

1 teaspoon dried basil

1 teaspoon dried oregano

1/2 teaspoon black pepper


If using fresh tomatoes, score an X at the bottom of each tomatoes, and blanch them in boiling water for about 1 minute, then transfer them to an ice bath. Peel the tomatoes and chop them into small pieces. If using canned tomatoes, skip this step.

In a large pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and garlic and sauté until the onion is translucent.

Add the chopped tomatoes to the pot and stir to combine with the onion and garlic.

Add the salt, sugar, basil, oregano, and black pepper. Stir to combine.

Bring the sauce to a simmer and let it cook for 30-45 minutes until it has thickened to your desired consistency.

Remove the pot from the heat and let the sauce cool for a few minutes. Then, blend it in a food processor or blender until it is smooth.

Enjoy your homemade tomatoes sauce over pasta, pizza, or any other dish you like

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