Tomato Sauces

Thaimeric Tomato Sauce

Sometimes the best ideas come from lack. Or apparent lack. We are going to be away from home for a while and we are using up what we have left in the refrigerator and pantry. We make a lot of sauces from nuts, seeds and nut and seed butters. We were out of everything. I…

REAL-style Meatloaf Tomato Sauce

Use this quick sauce to top our REAL-style Meatloaf. It’s our version of Ketchup. 1 cups tomato sauce 2 Tablespoons tamari or soy sauce 2 Tablespoons agave 2 Tablespoons mustard 1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon black pepper Mix ingredients in a sauce pan and bring…

Spicy Marinara Sauce

Add a little kick to your marinara with this recipe. WATCH Gary De Mattei make this Spicy Marinara in the TRANSITION KITCHEN. 2 Tablespoons olive oil, optional 1 onion chopped (about a cup and a quarter of chopped onions) 1 bunch of Italian flat parsley leaves (no stems) chopped (about a half a cup) 1…

Winter Salsa, Version II

When fresh chili peppers are not available because it’s snowing and we just have to have homemade hot salsa to mix with our homemade vegan mozzarella to make homemade vegan Baked Queso, this is what we do. If you are in an area of the world where fresh peppers are available year round then seed…

Winter Salsa, Version I

After reading Tomatoland, we stay away from buying tomatoes that are not organic or are out of season. In the winter, we’ll make tomato salsa with organic, salt-free canned tomatoes. 1 can (15 ounce) diced or crushed salt-free, organic tomatoes 1/2 cup finely chopped cilantro 1/3 cup finely chopped scallions juice from one lime 1/2…

Classic Italian Marinara Sauce

Classic Italian Marinara Sauce, made with organic tomatoes, so flavorful, no salt or sugar is necessary. Great for all recipes that call for tomato sauce, including REAL’s Baked Eggplant. 1 large onion 1 cup of red or white wine (or water) 2 cups water 3 garlic cloves 1 bunch parsley (about 1/2 cup chopped) 1…