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5 from 2 votes

Tomato Sauce Recipe

Roasted Garlic Tomato Sauce - Made with fresh ingredients from the garden! Roasted in the oven, then blended together to create a super flavorful and delicious tomato sauce.  
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: homemade tomato sauce, roasted tomato sauce, tomato sauce, tomato sauce recipe
Servings: 6
Calories: 202kcal
Author: Jamielyn Nye


  • 3 pounds tomatoes , stems removed
  • 1 head garlic (small)
  • 2-4 Tablespoons olive oil , more or less as needed
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil , more to taste
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 pound cooked pasta


  • Preheat the oven to 400°F. Line a large baking sheet with foil and set aside.
  • Cut the top of the garlic off and then wrap in foil. Place on the pan.
  • Quarter the tomatoes and place on the pan. Add fresh basil on top of tomatoes then drizzle the olive oil across the top. Sprinkle salt and pepper on top.
  • Roast the tomatoes in the oven for 45 minutes, or until the skins start to shrivel.
  • Allow to cool slightly, and then pour the tomatoes and basil into a blender. Remove the foil from the garlic and squeeze the cloves into the blender. Pulse until you reach your desired consistency. Add more basil, salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve over cooked pasta.


The tomato sauce will keep for one week in the refrigerator or up to 4 months in the freezer.


Calories: 202kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 5g | Sodium: 12mg | Potassium: 570mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1940IU | Vitamin C: 31.4mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1.6mg