Home-made Pasta Sauce

Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Difficulty: Medium

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  • 4 - tomatoes, red and ripe
  • 1/4 cup - tomato puree, canned
  • 1 - yellow onion
  • 1 - carrot
  • 1 tbsp - brown sugar/white sugar
  • 1 tsp - mixed Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp - crushed red pepper (chilli flakes)
  • 3/4 tsp - crushed black pepper
  • 4 tbsp - olive oil
  • 4 - garlic
  • 1/2 tsp - corn flour, white
  • 1.25 tsp - salt

How to Make Home-made Pasta Sauce

  • Boil enough water, drop the tomatoes in it and wait for a minute. Take the tomatoes out, cool them and peel the skin.
  • Blend the tomatoes and keep aside.
  • Chop the carrot into tiny bits.
  • Chop the garlic and onion finely.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add the garlic and stir quickly, taking care that the colour of the garlic does not change.
  • Add the chopped onion and stir, then add the chopped carrots and 1 tbsp of sugar.
  • Fry for 2 minutes on medium flame, add the tomatoes and tomato puree.
  • Transfer to a sauce pot.
  • Add 1/4 cup of water and bring to boil.
  • Add salt, the remaining sugar and Italian seasoning. Crush between your palms while adding.
  • Add the crushed red and black pepper.
  • Simmer for 5 minutes and add corn flour dissolved in 2 tbsp of water.
  • Boil until the oil separates and the sauce becomes shiny and thick.
  • Let it cool and transfer to a jar.
  • Keep refrigerated and use within 4 days.
  • Recipe and Image courtesy: Rak`s Kitchen
  • http://www.rakskitchen.net/