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Roasted Tomato Sauce | Sauce Recipe

Roasted Tomato Sauce | Sauce Recipe

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course How To, Sauces, Dips & Spreads
Servings 4
Calories 62.8 kcal


  • 1 kg vine-ripened tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • Grated zest of 1 unwaxed lemon
  • A pinch of dried chilli flakes
  • 2 tablespoons chopped basil
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper


  • #There are few dishes more simple and yet tasty than a sauce made of fresh tomatoes enhanced with a little garlic, chilli, olive oil and herbs. This rich tomato sauce can be served with spaghetti, as part of vegetable lasagne, or as a pizza topping, and also provide the base for soups or stews.# Preheat the oven to 230°C (450°F) Gas 8.
  • Put the tomatoes, oil, garlic, lemon zest, chilli flakes and seasoning in a single layer in a roasting tin. Toss well. Roast for 45 minutes, or until the tomatoes are browned and the juices have reduced down to a glaze.
  • Transfer the tomatoes and all the pan juices to a deep bowl, add the basil and, using a hand-blender, purée until smooth. Season to taste. Serve hot with some freshly cooked pasta or leave to cool in a plastic container.
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    #Note# During the summer months, when tomatoes are plentiful and at their best, make up several quantities of this sauce and freeze for use in the winter.
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