Try this yummy pasta sauce. This recipe has a full of flavours and more vegetables. You can use many way this sauce. For ex; pasta dish; for bolognaise sauce, casseroles, fish and shellfish, and some soup dishes. For me just happy with boiled some pasta and with this sauce and sprinkles with my favourites cheeses.
200 g Onions, finely chopped
2-3 garlic cloves – finely chopped
2 (30 ml) tbs olive oil or choice of oil
3 45( ml) tbs tomato paste
800 g can of whole peeled tomatoes crush them by fork or use your hand
410 g tomato puree
2 to 3tbs snipped fresh parsley or 1 ½ tsp dried parsley
2 tbs snipped fresh basil or 1tsp dried basil
1tbs snipped fresh oregano or 1tsp dried oregano (optional)
Chilli flanks or chilli powder to taste (optional)
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1. In a large saucepan sauté onion celery and carrots in oil over medium heat 3-5 minutes.
2. Add tomato paste, garlic and sauté another minute or two.
3. Add tomato puree, whole peeled tomatoes and herbs. Bring to boiling; reduce heat, cover and simmer 30-45 minutes. Or to desired consistency. Stirring occasionally. Season with salt and black pepper.
4. If you desired to have a chilli, then add chilli flanks or chilli powder to your taste. And stir well. See any big pieces of tomato in a sauce, use your potato masher to mashed any left tomato pieces. Simmer the sauce another 2 minutes.
Tip and hint;
Used whole peeled tomatoes; taste more better then dice tomato. Dice tomato gives bitter taste. Because when is cutting tomato. Tomato seeds are cut and damaged.
Like to have hot spicy pasta sauce add some chopped fresh red chilli in to sauce, when you are cooking it.
Like to have more colour and nutrition, then add chopped red pepper (capsicum) 50-100g. Can add chopped carrots 100 g.