Basic tomato sauce
(gluten-free, lactose-free)

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
Yield: 1.5 liters (6 cups)


3 Tbsp (45 mL) Maison Orphée Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 onions, chopped
5-6 cloves garlic, minced
2 large cans (796 ml or 28 oz) diced tomatoes
Maison Orphée Sea Salt with Herbes de Provence
Pepper to taste
1 tsp (5 mL) oregano
1 pinch of sugar


Heat the olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat and cook the onions for 4-5 minutes, until they become transparent. Add the garlic and cook for a few seconds before adding the remaining ingredients. Bring to boil and then simmer uncovered over low heat for 25 to 30 minutes. Place the mixture in a food processor. Adjust seasoning if necessary.