Health & Wellness Magazine HealthQuest Winter 2019 - Page 10

DELICIOUS TOMATO SAUCE The Most Delicious TOMATO SAUCE You'll Ever Eat! BY JILLIAN HARRIS INGREDIENTS 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. 10 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 INSTRUCTIONS 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 burning. 6. Let cool for 15 minutes. AS SEEN IN: Style At Home W Network City Line The Bachelor HGTV The Today Show US Weekly 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 sauce). SPRING 2018 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.