This is an easy recipe for homemade tomato sauce that you can use as a base for vegetable casseroles, over 100% whole wheat pasta, or over brown rice.
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 medium yellow onion (chopped)
2 cans diced tomatoes (14.5 oz) – consider the tomatoes with herbs or roasted
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
Salt and pepper to taste
1/4 cup cilantro, finely chopped
Saute onions in heated oil over medium heat, cooking until soft. Add tomatoes (including juice), cinnamon, and salt and pepper. Simmer until slightly thickened, about 10 minutes. Add cilantro and simmer for 5 or 10 more minutes. Serve over pasta, rice or cooked vegetables.