Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 22 mins

Taken from Love Italian v2

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut a cross in the pointy end of each tomato and place into boiling water for 2-3 minutes. Remove from water and set aside to cool. Remove skins and discard. Chop the tomatoes into 1cm sized pieces.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large saucepan, add carrot, onion, celery and garlic and cook uncovered on medium for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Stir in tomato paste and cook for 1 minute.
  4. Stir in tomatoes, brown sugar and stock and bring to the boil, stirring continually.
  5. Reduce head and simmer uncovered for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Season with salt & pepper and using a stab mixer, puree the sauce until smooth.
  7. Serve with prepared pasta of your choosing.
  8. OPTIONS:.
  9. Add fresh herbs such as oregano, flat leaf parsley or basil.
  10. Add 500g pork&veal mince to make it into a bolagnaise.
  11. Can be used for parmigiana.
Most Helpful

Very fresh tasting. Like that there are no herbs and spices in this, so it doesn't hide the flavor of things such as the meatballs I served it with. (Demelza's Turkey Meatballs) Will be making this again. Made for Spring 2013 PAC.

Outta Here April 08, 2013