Fresh Tomato or Pizza Sauce

Makes 3-4 Cups sauce tomato sauce and 2 cups pizza sauce.


6 medium tomatoes chopped
¼ c chopped garlic
¼ c chopped yellow onions
½ c red wine
1 tsp chili flakes
1 tsp dried oregano
2 T salt
1 T black pepper
1 c chopped fresh oregano
1 c chopped fresh basil
½ c chopped fresh oregano (extra for end)


Place all ingredients except ½ c oregano in a large pot and bring to a boil. Place on low simmer for about 45 minutes stirring regularly until all tomatoes are broken down. With a hand held food processor blend all ingredients in the pot until totaooly smooth and all ingredients are well blended. Skins are included in the sauce as the give a very rustic look and texture and provide a quick easy sauce. Cook blended sauce on low for another 10 minutes adding more salt to taste, when finished add remaining fresh oregano. For pizza sauce boil sauce on a low boil uncovered for another 10-20 minutes or until desired thick texture, add remaining chopped oregano at end.