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Herb-Roasted Summer Tomato Sauce

Slow-roasted for hours in plenty of herbs and garlic, this tomato sauce packs in the absolute BEST flavors of summer! --- It's awesome on top of pasta and freezes wonderfully.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Servings 3 -4 quarts tomato sauce


  • 20-25 medium heirloom tomatoes cored
  • 1 medium head garlic peeled and separated into wedges
  • 1/4 cup each minced fresh basil oregano, and parsley
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Place tomatoes cored side-up in a baking sheet. Arrange garlic and herbs over tomatoes. Drizzle olive oil over tomatoes and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Bake tomatoes at 300F 2 to 3 hours or until tomatoes are completely soft and slightly bursting. Cool 20 minutes then puree tomatoes in batches in a high-speed blender until smooth. Transfer tomato sauce to jars and cool slightly before using or storing in refrigerator.


Store tomato sauce in refrigerator up to 1 week. Sauce may also be frozen up to 4 months.