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Rich tomato sauce

By Sophie E on 11th Jul, 2014

Rich tomato sauce


  1. Put butter and olive oil in saucepan, heat to medium.
  2. Add onions and cook for 4 mins.
  3. Add garlic and cook for further 2 mins.
  4. Add tomatoes and sprigs of rosemary.
  5. Bring gently to simmer, simmer gently for 30 mins, stirring occasionally.
  6. Season to taste. If you use a salted butter you may not need any more salt. Allow sauce to cool, remove sprigs and whizz with a hand blender or food processor.

Recipe Notes

  • This sauce keeps for a few days in the fridge, or you can freeze it in portions.
  • You can use this sauce for multiple dishes – try serving it with chicken, fish, pasta, rice or with twice baked goats cheese soufflé
tomato  / sauce  / pasta  / italian  / canape
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