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Homemade tomato pasta sauce

Serves: 6
Prep: 15
Cook: 45

    Slow cooking tomatoes produces an amazingly tasty homemade tomato pasta sauce with little effort and few ingredients. This recipe will become a real crowd pleaser.


    • 2.5kg ripe tomatoes
    • 1 tbs oil
    • 6 cloves garlic, crushed
    • 1/2 cup broken fresh basil leaves
    • 1/2 tsp salt


    1. Place tomatoes in a large pot of boiling water. When the skins begin to break away remove tomatoes and place in cold water.
    2. Remove skin from tomatoes and dice.
    3. Heat oil in a large pot and saute garlic. Add diced tomatoes, basil and salt.
    4. Bring mixture to the boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 45 mins, stirring occasionally until sauce break downs. Serve over pasta.


    • This rich tomato sauce could also be prepared in a slow cooker.

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