RECIPE: Tomato Sauce - Paleo Friendly & Whole30 Approved

by JJ Koch July 30, 2015 2 Comments

RECIPE: Tomato Sauce - Paleo Friendly & Whole30 Approved

 

Tomato Sauce

from
 
Whole30: 30 Day Guide to TOTAL HEALTH and FOOD FREEDOM
Recipes by Richard Bradford, Executive Chef and Owner of Pre-Made Paleo
PREP TIME: 15 Minutes
COOK TIME: 1 hour
TOTAL TIME: 1 hour 15 minutes
YIELD: About 3 cups
INGREDIENTS:
 
1 tablespoon cooking fat
1 onion, finely chopped
2 celery stalks, finely chopped
1 carrot, peeled and finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 can (28 ounces) of crushed tomatoes or substitute with about 6 fresh tomatoes
1 teaspoon fresh thyme
1 teaspoon fresh oregano
1 bay leaf
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
DIRECTIONS:
 
STEP #1
HEAT the cooking fat in a large pot over medium heat. Once heated, add onion, celery, and carrot, then cook, stirring until onion becomes translucent which should be about 10-12 minutes. Add garlic and stir until aromatic, about 1 minute. Add tomatoes, thyme, oregano, bay leaf, salt, and pepper.
STEP #2
REDUCE the heat to a simmer, cover, and cook over low heat, stirring every 10 minutes, until the sauce is thick and smooth, about 1 hour. Discard the bay leaf.
STEP #3
STORE in the refrigerator for about 5 to 7 days. 



JJ Koch
JJ Koch

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2 Responses

JJ Koch
JJ Koch

September 20, 2016

Hey Julie,

For this recipe and many that we post, you can add your cooking fat of choice (olive oil, coconut oil, lard, bacon fat). Just note that if you are doing the Whole30 or paleo diet that you will ant to make sure that the cooking fat you use is compliant.

Julie
Julie

August 21, 2016

Which cooking Fat???

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