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

5 5

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.