Roasted tomato sauce for pasta

    2 hours 30 min

    This is just a brilliant easy toimato sauce which can be adapted a zillion ways to serve with pasta. I grow my own tomatoes and usually make this with a mix of differents types. I had a glut this year and have loads of this in the freezer to remind me of summer.

    Suffolk, England, UK
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    Serves: 4 

    • 1kg tomatoes any kind, preferably a mix of large and small
    • 2 red peppers
    • 1 red onion
    • 4 tablespoons olive oil
    • 6 peeled cloves of garlic
    • 2 bay leaves
    • 2 large sprigs of thyme
    • sea salt and black pepper

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:2hr  ›  Extra time:15min  ›  Ready in:2hr30min 

    1. Set oven to 150 C / Gas 2.
    2. Halve large tomatoes, keep others whole. De-seed and quarter peppers. Cut onion into eighths.
    3. Place all into a large shallow roasing tin and nestle the garlic cloves and herbs anongst them. Pour over olive oil and turn to coat thoroughly. Season to taste with sea salt and black pepper.
    4. Pop in the oven and roast for 2 hours.
    5. When done, cool slightly then whizz in a blender/processor. Job done.

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    Delicious sauce. As I also grow my own tomatoes, I was looking for a recipe that uses "fresh" rather than tinned. This is definitely a keeper.  -  26 Jul 2013