{Garden To Plate Series} Marinara Sauce with Fresh Tomatoes

We have been harvesting a lot lately and I have been cooking  a lot too but the bad news is I couldn’t take pictures. I somehow managed to take pictures of this and here’s the blogpost.  At our home, there’s nothing like too many tomatoes. IMG_3886 And when we have too many tomatoes, we make sauce out of it and enjoy it later. I love this pizza sauce that I made last year and this time I made this delicious marinara sauce. Although it’s not garden to ‘plate’ oh well, I’m gonna add this recipe to the series. Here’s how I made it. image2 (22) You will need Tomatoes- 5 lbs (I used San Marzano and roma) Garlic cloves- 5-7 Basil leaves- 1/4 cup(roughly chopped) Italian Seasoning/oregano – 3 tbsp Raisins- 5(optional) Salt n pepper- to taste Red pepper flakes- 1/2 tsp Olive oil- 3 tbsp METHOD
  1. Blanch tomatoes and peel the skin. Blend them into puree.
  2. Heat some olive oil in a large pot and add sliced garlic. Sauté until lightly brown.
  3. Add all the other ingredients and simmer for 1 hour.
  4. You can use this right away or freeze it or can it by adding a little lemon juice.
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