Tomato Sauce

tomato sauce

Tomato Sauce

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Calories: 220


  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 garlic clove crushed
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 7 oz can chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tsp tomato puree paste
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 bay leaf
  • salt and pepper


  • Fry the onion and garlic gently in the oil for 5 minutes until softened but not browned.
  • Add the tomatoes, tomato puree (paste), sugar, oregano, bay leaf and seasoning. Stir well.
  • Bring to the boil, cover and simmer gently for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until you have a thickish sauce.
  • Remove the bay leaf and adjust the seasoning to taste. Leave to cool completely before using. This sauce keeps well in a screw-top jar in the refrigerator for up to a week.


makes 175 ml (6 fl oz)
Calories: 220 kcal
Carbohydrates: 23 g
Protein: 3 g
Fat: 14g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Sodium: 291 mg
Potassium: 594 mg
Fiber: 5 g
Sugar: 12 g
Vitamin A: 299 IU
Vitamin C: 28 mg
Calcium: 111 mg
Iron: 3 mg
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