A Simple Tomato Sauce Recipe with Pomi & Giveaway

Congrats to Lenore on winning the case of Pomi tomatoes!

I recently got to try these great tomatoes from Pomi. It's refreshing to try a product from a company who prides itself in having no preservatives, being low in sodium, using no pesticides or herbicides. These tomatoes are very versatile.

The tomatoes that go into these BPA free containers are grown in Italy and contain NO additives, citric acid, added water or artificial colors.

I emailed my good friend Paula of bell'alimento (her site is amazing by the way) and asked her what her favorite simple tomato sauce recipe was. She said use olive oil, onion and garlic, cook for a little while and add fresh basil at the end. Yummy and you can't get simpler than this! This sauce is perfect on pasta, as a dipping sauce or even as a pizza sauce.

It's really that simple to make. In less than 30 minutes, you have a really great tasting and easy to make tomato sauce.


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Simple Tomato Sauce Recipe


2 Tbsp olive oil
1 small onion, small dice
3 garlic cloves, minced
26.46oz container of chopped tomatoes, Pomi brand
salt and pepper
2 Tbsp chopped fresh basil


Heat oil on medium heat for two minutes in a french oven. Add onions and cook until slightly browned, four to five minutes. Add garlic and heat for about 60 seconds.

Add tomatoes, salt and pepper to taste. Add about 1/4 to 1/2 cup of water. Cover and set to low heat. Cook for 15 to 20 minutes. Add fresh basil, mix and add more salt and pepper to taste.

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I have started seeing Pomi being offered at my local grocery store and you can also purchase on Amazon for under $40 for a case of 12.

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