How to make homemade tomato sauce 馃崊 Some health benefits of tomatoes

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With today’s recipe you can make a liter (4 cups) of tomato sauce to prepare delicious meals for your family.

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INGREDIENTS

1 kilo of ripe tomatoes

1 garlic clove cut into 3 pieces

1/4 sliced white onion

1 tablespoon of cooking oil

1/2 teaspoon of salt

 

PREPARATION

Put 1 tablespoon of cooking oil in a hot pan

Add the garlic clove and onion. Stir fry until the onion is translucent, it takes about 3 minutes

Add the聽 tomatoes chunks聽 in the blender, onion and garlic and strain.

Heat it up and add half of teaspoon of salt

When聽 it starts聽 boiling cook over medium-low heat for 20 minutes

Remove from stove an let it cool down

Store the sauce in glass jar. It will last up to a week in the refrigerator

You聽 can freeze it in different size containers, it last up to 8 months in the freezer

 

SOME HEALTH BENEFITS OF TOMATOES

Tomatoes help lower cholesterol

Cooked tomatoes have聽 higher concentration of lycopene. Powerful antioxidant

Help to prevent prostate disease

Natural diuretic, contain potassium and low sodium so they prevent liquid retention

Tomatoes are rich vitamin A, C,聽 Calcium and Potassium

Help improve the appearance of eyes and skin

Help prevent urinary tract infections

 

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