Homemade Tomato Sauce

I came across this food hack recently on making fresh tomato sauce. It looks pretty impressive and simple enough to try.  It is also time to introduce tomato sauce in pasta to the little friend. I have made cheesy pasta for her previously and she loves it! I had to resist stealing her food when feeding her that.

To make the pasta sauce, you will need:

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10 tomatoes (the ones I used were rather small)
1 grater

For flavour:
5 white button mushrooms
2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1 onion
1 table spoon herbs (I’m using Italian herbs, ran out of fresh basil)
Salt and pepper for seasoning

How to?
1. Wash and slice the tomatoes into half. Grate the tomato on the cut side.
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2. Chop the onions and mushrooms finely and sauté till fragrant.
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3. Add the onions, mushrooms, and the other ingredients into the tomato and mix well.
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I am not sure how many servings this recipe serves but we had enough for 2 adult servings and 8 of hers.

If you are making this for younger babies you might like to add some pumpkin puree to add some natural sweetness to the sauce.
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Verdict? It doesn’t taste the same as the commercial tomato sauce but it certainly is very fresh and light. The husband says the commercial ones uses tomato paste as the base. If you are looking for something refreshing, this is recipe definitely fits the bill! Here’s our pasta in tomato sauce and homemade meatballs. Meatball recipie up next!
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