Capture the wonderful essence of ripe tomatoes in this versatile and simple tomato sauce recipe.


  • Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil

  • 3 Garlic Cloves chopped fine

  • 1 Brown Onion chopped fine

  • 1 cup Dry White Wine

  • 12 Vine Ripened Tomatoes cored & small cross cut into base

  • 1 teaspoon Dried Basil

  • 1 tablespoon Tomato Paste

  • sea salt

  • Cracked Black pepper

  • 2 teaspoons Sugar

  • 10 basil leaves torn in half


  • Ingredients:

  • 1.

    Place the tomatoes in boiling salted water for 1 minute, take them out let them cool for a few minutes and then peel off the skin and discard

  • 2.

    Chop the tomatoes roughly and set aside

  • 3.

    Fry off the garlic and onion in olive oil and soft but with no colour.

  • 4.

    Add in the white wine and reduce until almost evaporated.

  • 5.

    Add in the tomatoes, dried basil, salt & pepper and tomato paste and bring to the simmer for 30 minutes, stirring every few minutes so that it doesn’t catch on the bottom of the sauce pan.

  • 6.

    Add in the torn basil and sugar.


Makes 6 cups approximately.

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