Tomato sauce

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 50 mins
Tomato sauce
This is a really great recipe for a basic tomato sauce perfect for pasta dishes. There's only four ingredients needed so there really is no excuse not to make your own!

1 400g tin of peeled plum tomatoes, no salt or herbs added
5 tbsp unsalted butter
1 small white onion, peeled and cut in half

To serve

Parmesan cheese

Ground black pepper

To a small saucepan add the tomatoes, butter, onion and a pinch of salt and cook over a medium heat until simmering. Reduce the heat, crush the tomatoes lightly as they cook and stir occasionally. Simmer, gently for 45 minutes, take off the heat and remove the onion. Serve over hot pasta with some grated parmesan and a sprinkling of ground pasta. 


Preparation Time
10 minutes

Cooking Time
50 minutes

Main ingredients
Pasta & Noodles, Vegetables

Recipe Type
Dinner, Budget, Dressings & Sauces, Easy, Quick Meals, Classics

Special Info
Gluten free, Nut free, Egg free, Vegetarian, Pregnant Mums

Level of Difficulty

You could also use a hand blender to blend the onion into the sauce instead of discarding it.

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