Simple Tomato Sauce

Charlotte and Braiden are in the Children’s Kitchen this week as they make a lovely tomato sauce which goes great poured over pasta or even as a base sauce for a pizza.

Remember to submit your effort using the ‘Over to You’ section of the app
• 2 tbsp olive oil
• 1 onion
• 1 stick of celery
• 1 carrot, peeled
• 2 cloves of garlic, crushed
• 1 tsp of tomato puree
• 1 kilo fresh tomatoes chopped
• 1x400ml tin of chopped tomatoes
• 1 teaspoon sugar
• Herbs (if you have them-don’t worry if not!) 2 bay leaves, a sprig of rosemary or thyme
What to do:
• Cut the onion, celery and carrot into very small pieces
• Warm the olive oil in a saucepan.
• Fry the onions on a low heat until they are really soft. This takes longer than you’d think, usually about 15 minutes. You don’t want them to go brown so keep the heat low.
• Add the celery, carrot, garlic and tomato puree and continue cooking gently for a further 5 minutes until they are softening, add a little water if they stick.
• Add the tomatoes and herbs.
• Cook over gentle heat for at least 20 minutes, or longer if you can.
• Season to taste and use as a delicious pasta sauce or pizza topping



Our mission is to support the physical and mental health of the most disadvantaged communities in Bristol, and we rely on your donation to do it. Your contribution will directly fund sport and physical activity interventions for families who need it most.

Your Donation
Boost your donation by 25p of Gift Aid for every £1 you donate.

I am a UK taxpayer and understand that if I pay less Income Tax and/or Capital Gains Tax in the current tax year than the amount of Gift Aid claimed on all my donations it is my responsibility to pay any difference.

Modal Image