Tomato Sauce Recipe

Tomato Sauce Recipe

All purpose tomato sauce:

Prep Time ~ 5 mins Cooking Time ~ 30 mins
Approx Cost ~ £3.50 Difficulty ~ Easy
Freeze ~ Yes Serves ~ 8

Tip ~


1 Large Spanish onion

1 Garlic clove

3 Tbsp Olive oil

500g / 1lb 2oz finely chopped tomatoes

2 x 500g packs Passata

4 Tbsp sundried tomato paste

Salt and Pepper



Finely chop 1 large Spanish onion and fry with 1 crushed garlic clove in 3 tablespoons olive oil over a low heat for 10 minutes until soft and golden.

Add 500g / 1lb 2oz finely chopped tomatoes; 2 x 500g packs passata, 4 tablespoons sundried tomato paste and 300ml / ½ pint vegetable stock.

Stir and season.  Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer gently for 20 minutes.  Stir in 15g / ½ oz butter, adjust seasoning as desired.