Blender Tomato Sauce

3 tablespoons olive oil or 3 tablespoons corn oil
3  large garlic cloves, chopped
4  onions, chopped
3 tablespoons olive oil or 3 tablespoons corn oil
24  tomatoes, peeled
1 teaspoon fennel seeds
4 teaspoons dried basil
3/4 teaspoon oregano
2 teaspoons salt
1/4 cup lemon juice
In an enamel or stainless kettle, sauté the garlic and onions in oil until soft. Cut tomatoes into chunks, add along with seasonings to the garlic and onions. Simmer for at least 2 hours, longer if possible. Stir occasionally to prevent sticking.

Cool slightly, blend until smooth. Add lemon juice if you plan to can it.

To can: Return to kettle, reheat. Pour hot into hot jars, leaving 1/2 inch headpace. Adjust lids. Process in a boiling water bath for 45 minutes.

To freeze: Pour into freezer containers. Seal, label, date and freeze.

Ease of Preparation: Easy

Preparation Time: 5 min

Cook Time: 2 hr

From: Frontier Files