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Tomato Basil Sauce (or Soup)

Use this recipe as a sauce or add more liquid to make a soup!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack, Soup
Cuisine: Italian
Diet: Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: dip, lasanga, quick recipe, tomato basil
Servings: 4
Calories: 180kcal

Special Equipment

  • Blender

Ingredients

  • 4-6 pieces Vine-ripe tomatoes diced
  • 1/2 onion diced
  • 2-3 cloves garlic cloves sliced
  • 1 handful fresh basil 
  • Dried Italian herbs
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 1 cup Broth of choice (2 cups if making soup)

Instructions

  • Sauté the onions until lightly browned, add garlic & cook 1-2 more minutes (be careful not to burn
  • Add tomatoes, dried herbs, broth, salt & pepper. Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer.
  • Let cook so the flavors can develop for 10-15 minutes or so. (Add a touch more liquid if needed
  • Remove from the heat and let cool until room temp. Add to Vitamix or blender along with the fresh basil and puree until smooth
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Nutrition

Calories: 180kcal