Tomato sauce

Tomato sauce

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Cooking time

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 30 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Makes enough to feed a family of 5, when stirred through pasta or spooned over chicken or fish

You'll never buy ready-made jars of pasta sauce again after trying this simple, easy blend with garlic and oregano

Nutrition and extra info

Additional info

  • Freezable
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Healthy
Nutrition info

Nutrition per 150g serving

kcalories
58
protein
2g
carbs
8g
fat
2g
saturates
0g
fibre
2g
sugar
6g
salt
0.2g

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tbsp tomato purée
  • 2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tsp dried oregano

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Method

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan, add the onions and cook on a low heat until soft. Add the garlic and tomato purée. Cook for a few minutes then add the chopped tomatoes and oregano. Season generously and simmer for 20 mins, then allow to cool.
  2. Store in sterilised jars in the fridge for up to 1 week, or transfer to a container and freeze for up to 2 months.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, January 2013

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lucyw's picture
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A bit of a nothing sauce. Tried adding sugar and more herbs but was still bland.

epidote's picture
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This is really nice. I made it earlier as a pizza topping. It worked superbly. I'm looking forward to using the rest in a lasagne later this week.

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