Spanish Tomato Sauce Recipe 4 Easy Tomato Recipes
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Spanish Tomato Sauce Recipe

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Spanish
Keyword: authentic salsa de tomate, authentic spanish tomato sauce
Servings: 12

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion or shallot
  • 4 pounds tomatoes, de-seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  • Heat olive oil in a wide shallow pan over medium heat.
  • Add onion or shallot and cook until starting to soften, don't let it brown.
  • Add chopped tomatoes and salt.
  • Simmer, uncovered, for about 30 minutes, adding water as needed if it starts to stick. Don't cook any longer than one hour. 
  • If desired, process briefly in a blender, or with an immersion blender, to get a slightly smoother sauce.