• Servings 1 quart
  • Prep 15 min
  • Cook 15 min
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Mexican Tomato Sauce


  • 1 lb of roma tomatoes
  • 1 tbs Mexican oregano
  • 1 tbs kosher salt
  • 2 tsp cumin
This is a light flavorful sauce that can be used to drizzle over tamales, burritos or enchiladas.
  • Add the tomatoes to a large saucepan filled with water.
  • Bring to a boil and cook for 1/2 hour using medium heat.
  • Add the tomatoes to the blender and reserve the cooking water.
  • Blend the tomatoes and add some of the cooking water until the desired consistency is achieved.
  • Add the oregano, salt, cumin and blend again.
  • Note: Alternatively you may roast the tomatoes in a 350 degree oven for 40 minutes or you may roast them over charcoal turning frequently.

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