Easy Tomato Sauce

Thursday 11th October 2018

Easy Tomato Sauce


1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

1 medium onion finely chopped

4 cloves garlic minced

2 28-ounce cans diced tomatoes or 3 226 grams fresh tomatoes peeled, seeded and diced

1 tablespoon tomato paste

1 teaspoon dried oregano

Pinch of crushed red pepper

Freshly ground pepper to taste

Method of Preparation

Heat oil in a large heavy pan. Add onion and cook, stirring often, until softened, about 5 minutes.

Add garlic and crushed red pepper; cook for 60 seconds.

Add tomatoes, tomato paste and oregano; mash with a potato masher.

Bring to a boil. Simmer, uncovered, over low heat, stirring frequently, until the tomatoes cook down to a thick mass, 45 to 55 minutes. Season with pepper.

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