Sweet and Spicy Tomato Pasta Sauce

    Sweet and Spicy Tomato Pasta Sauce


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    About this recipe: This is a deliciously different pasta sauce that combines a little bit of heat and a little bit of sweetness for loads of flavour. You can toss it with any pasta, and freeze in portions for quick midweek meals.

    Serves: 4 

    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    • 1/8 teaspoon salt
    • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
    • 1/2 tablespoon red chilli flakes
    • 800g passata
    • 170g tomato puree
    • 1/4 teaspoon celery salt
    • 175g dark brown soft sugar, divided

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. In a saucepan, combine olive oil, garlic, salt, pepper and red chilli and lightly saute over high heat.
    2. Reduce heat to low and mix in passata and tomato puree. Stir in celery salt, salt and pepper. Start with 100g of the dark brown soft sugar and mix into the sauce. Gradually add dark brown soft sugar, depending on acidity of tomatoes. First taste of sauce should be sweet.

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