Roasted Tomato Marinara
Roasted Tomato Marinara ~ slow roasted tomatoes, garlic and onion blended to delicious homemade marinara.
- 12-15 San Marzano or Roma tomatoes
- 4 cloves garlic
- 1 medium onion rough chopped
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- sea salt and black pepper to taste
- 1/2 cup fresh basil
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Wash, core and quarter the tomatoes. Use your thumb to remove the goop from the inside the tomato.
Line the tomatoes on a baking sheet. Add the chopped onion and garlic.
Drizzle on the olive oil over the tomatoes and garlic and season with salt and pepper. Bake at 375 for 20 minutes then stir scraping all the brown/caramelized bits from the pan and blend it into your tomato mixture.
Continue cooking the tomatoes another 20-25 minutes or until the tomatoes are concentrated and caramelized on the edges.
Cool completely then rough chop the basil and add the tomatoes and basil to the blender. Pulse several times to combine.
Taste and adjust the salt as necessary.