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Simmering tomato sauce blended in a vitamix

Easy Fresh Tomato Sauce

A basic tomato sauce which can be mixed in a high power blender, such as a Vitamix, then heated for about 30 minutes before serving.
Course Pasta
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Additional Time 30 minutes
Total Time 41 minutes
Servings 3 cups
Calories 50kcal
Author Vitamix


  • 6 medium Roma tomatoes quartered
  • 1 small onion peeled, halved
  • 1 small carrot halved
  • 2 Tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 garlic clove peeled
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon light brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt


  • Place all ingredients in the Vitamix, or high powered blender.
  • Secure the lid.
  • Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to variable 10, then to high.
  • Blend for one minute, tamper down to press the ingredients into the blades.
  • Pour into saucepan and simmer for 30-40 minutes.