Health & Wellness Magazine HealthQuest Winter 2019 - Page 10
DELICIOUS TOMATO SAUCE
The Most Delicious
You'll Ever Eat!
BY JILLIAN HARRIS
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Jillian Harris is a mother, fiancé,
storyteller, TV host, and quintessential
busy-bee who pours her heart and
soul into every endeavour. She is
the Founder and Creative Director
of Jillian Harris Design, and she is
passionate about love, family, charity,
fashion, food, decor and much more.
Jillian’s signature style is both classic
and feminine, and her eye for design
and decor is enviable. As co-host of
HGTV’s Love It Or List It Vancouver,
she brings her designs to life by
bringing fresh and inspiring refreshes
to homes needing love. Her work
with local charities like Mamas For
Mamas fuels her desire to help those
in need and give back to those less
fortunate. Her biggest passion is her
family, which includes fiancé Justin
Pasutto, son Leo, daughter Annie, and
dogs Nacho, Cilantro and Peaches.
8 pounds garden or Roma tomatoes
1 white onion, quartered and sliced into large chunks
8-9 whole cloves fresh garlic
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup sugar (to counteract acidity of tomatoes)
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 cup fresh basil
1. Preheat oven to 425 o .
2. Slice your tomatoes into quarters and add to a large roasting pan. Ensure
your roasting pan is deep enough that the juices won’t spill over as it starts to
cook and break down in the oven.
3. Add your onions and garlic on top of the tomatoes, dispersing them across
the pan evenly.
4. Finally, sprinkle the sugar over top the mixture and drizzle your olive oil on
top. Add a generous amount of salt and freshly ground black pepper.
5. Roast in the oven for about two hours, mixing halfway through to prevent
Jillianharris.com 6. Let cool for 15 minutes.
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Love It or List It 7. Carefully transfer mixture to high speed blender (or food processor), and
blend until sauce is smooth (I find the longer you blend the creamier the
8. Add in basil to blender and pulse until chopped and combined
(alternatively transfer to a large bowl and mix in basil by hand). Using a ladle,
transfer tomato sauce into containers.
9. Mark with a sticky note and date so that it’s easy to find and freeze for up
to eight months.