Live Better
 
 

Tomato and Garlic Sauce Recipe

Once you understand the fundamental flavours you can adapt the recipe to your preference – adding onion, if you like, or chilli, as well as basil, oregano or marjoram.

serves: 6
Fresh from the garden: garlic, tomatoes
season: Summer/Autumn

Serves: 2

Tip: This sauce can be used on pasta, as a pizza topping, or as a base for casseroles and stews. Once you perfect your recipe you can make large
quantities and preserve them for use over the cooler months.

Ingredients

Nothing beats using your own fresh produce or materials around the house.
If you’re missing a thing or two, tick the items you need to add to your shopping list.

Who’s doing the shopping?

Send the shopping list straight to their inbox.

Equipment

What to do

  • 1. Prepare all of the ingredients based on the instructions in the ingredients list.

  • 2.Heat the oil in the frying pan and add garlic and a pinch of salt. Cook for 30 seconds.

  • 3. Add tomatoes, sugar and pepper.

  • 4. Cook for at least 10 minutes, and up to 30 minutes. The final cooking time depends on the time you have available and the type of flavour you want the sauce to have: less cooking results in a fresher flavour, while longer cooking
    results in a deeper, more intense flavour.

  • Latest Articles

    Healthy Kids

    Design a spice garden

    Create your own spice garden for endless flavours.

    Read more
    Healthy Kids

    Fried rice lettuce cups

    Crunchy, fresh and delicious — the kids will love these.

    Read more
    Healthy Kids

    Green bean & tomato salad

    Simple and delicious, you'll love this summer salad.

    Read more
    Healthy Kids

    Tomato & basil sauce

    Tomatoes are in season and make for a perfect sauce.

    Read more
    Healthy Kids

    Make clay fossils

    Teach your kids about fossils while they make their own.

    Read more
    Healthy Kids

    Eggplant parmigiana

    Make your own parmigiana with this simple recipe.

    Read more
    Healthy Kids

    Pest control: white cabbage moth

    Tips for dealing with cabbage moths in your garden.

    Read more
    youtubeui-checkbox-tickui-checkbox-emptyui-checkbox-crosstwitterui-checkbox-tickWellbeing and mindfulness 1Physical Health 1Positive psychology 101 1Wellbeing and mindfulness 4All about gut health 1Understanding Genetics 4Planning for Pregnancy 2During Pregnancy 3The mind-gut connection 4The mind-gut connection 1New Parents 3Page 1Group 10During Pregnancy 2Page 1Physical Health 2Planning for Pregnancy 1Positive psychology 101 1Positive psychology 101 4Planning for Pregnancy 4Understanding Genetics 1Physical Health 4Planning for Pregnancy 3Nutrition 4New Parents 1New Parents 3 CopyMovement for your mind 4Wellbeing and mindfulness 2Nutrition 2sob-icon__mind-bodysob-icon__man-with-laptopAll about gut health 2Positive psychology 101 3Positive psychology 101 2Physical Health 3Wellbeing and mindfulness 3All about gut health 3genetics-changing-what-your-givenUnderstanding Genetics 2During Pregnancy 1Movement for your mind 2Movement for your mind 1Movement for your mind 3During Pregnancy 4