Tomato Sauce Recipe Using Pomi Chopped Tomatoes

I came across Pomi Chopped Tomatoes in the supermarket.  Unlike the usual chopped tomatoes that come in tin cans, the Pomi Tomatoes come in a paper carton.  Here’s a picture of Pomi Tomatoes package:


I just had to try out these tomatoes, and  I’m glad I did!  Pomi Tomatoes have a cleaner, fresher and more natural tomato flavor than the usual canned chopped tomatoes.  Pomi Chopped Tomatoes made an outstanding tomato sauce, and I’m going to share this extremely easy tomato sauce recipe right here.



1 carton (26 oz) Pomi Chopped Tomatoes
5 cloves garlic, minced
1 tbsp dried basil
6 tbsp olive oil
Salt to taste

Directions How To Make Tomato Sauce With Pomi Chopped Tomatoes:

Heat the oil in a sauce pan over medium-high heat.  Add garlic and cook, stirring, for 30 seconds.  Add Pomi Chopped Tomatoes, sprinkle with dried basil and stir.  Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.

Tomato sauce on the stove:
Tomato sauce on the stove Tomato sauce on the stove

Very yummy tomato sauce up close 🙂
very yummy tomato sauce up close :)

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7 replies
  1. Tom Bewley
    Tom Bewley says:

    Hi Melanie

    I am a vegetarian living in Seattle, WA area. I am looking for a place to buy Pomi tomatoes in a cardboard container. Can you help me.

    Thanks Tom

  2. S.J.
    S.J. says:

    Hi Melanie,
    This looks like a great simple recipe. Do you know about how much salt you use? I’m not sure how much to put in at the beginning…

  3. Melanie Mendelson
    Melanie Mendelson says:

    S.J. – just add salt at the end, to taste. Keep adding a little bit at a time, until it tastes right. I’d start with 1/4 tsp.


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