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Tomato sauce

tomato sauce

It’s so easy to make tomato sauce. And, also so healthy. Is great for pizza, pasta and any time you want to use tomato sauce. Even as a dip. My cooking inspiration is Jamie Oliver. Maybe you don’t agree with me, but I find his recipes very healthy and kind of amazing.

You can find his site here : Jamie Oliver. I wanna try more recipes and I will tell you more how it went. So, as I said, I started with his recipe for tomato sauce and change it a little bit. Here is mine. Enjoy!


–   4 cloves garlic, peeled and finely sliced

–   1 bunch fresh basil, leaves picked and torn

–   3 x 400 g good-quality tinned plum tomatoes

–  salt

– freshly ground black pepper

– 1 tablespoon ginger

– 1 tablespoon oregano

– olive oil


Place a non-stick frying pan on the heat and pour in olive oil. Add the garlic, shake the pan around a bit and, once the garlic begins to color lightly, add the basil and the tomatoes. Using the back of a wooden spoon, mush and squash the tomatoes as much as you can.  Be careful not to get dirty. It will take you a while to clean everything. You can squash them in a bowl and add them already squashed.

Add salt  and pepper. As soon as it comes to the boil, remove the pan from the heat. Put everything in a bowl and blend it a little bit.  Pour the sauce back into the pan, bring to the boil, add ginger and oregano, and then turn the heat down and simmer for 5 minutes to concentrate the flavors. Store the sauce in a clean jar in the fridge  maximum a week.


tomato sauce




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