40 min.
Preparation time
Course Type: Salsas, Sauces, Dips, Gluten Free Dishes, Vegetarian Dishes, Tomatoes,

Roasted Roma Tomato Sauce

Use this delicious tomato sauce on all your favorite dishes. NatureSweet Roma tomatoes are the star of this sauce.

This recipe contains:
Roma Tomatoes
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40 min.
Preparation time
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Roasted Roma Tomato Sauce
15 NatureSweet® Roma tomatoes
¼ cup olive oil
½ medium white onion chopped
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
½ cup water
2 ½ tablespoon sea salt
½ tablespoon freshly ground black pepper


Preheat the oven to 425°F
Place the NatureSweet® Roma tomatoes on a baking sheet and drizzle with 2 tablespoons of the olive oil. Roast for 30 minutes. Set aside to cool.
Warm the remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a medium pot over medium heat. Add the onion with ½ teaspoon salt and sauté until soft and translucent, about 5 minutes.
Transfer the NatureSweet® Roma tomatoes and onion to a blender or food processor and pulse until smooth. Return the sauce to the saucepot and add the basil, water, 2 teaspoons salt, and pepper.
Simmer over medium heat for 5 minutes to marry the flavors. Serve hot or transfer to the refrigerator for up to 1 week.
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