Plum tomato sauce

Number of persons
8 persons

Preparation time
120 minutes

12 – 15 ripe plum tomatoes
4 cloves garlic (chopped)
Fresh basil leaves
1 smal onion (chopped)
1 pinch red pepper flakes
2-4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 pinch sugar
Salt and pepper

A true classic of Italian cuisine, plum tomato sauce. Perfect for pasta, meatballs and more.


  1. Wash the tomatoes and cross them at the bottom. Cut a cross (X) in the bottom of eacht tomato
  2. Bring a large pan with water and salt to a boil and add the tomatoes fot about 1-2 minutes. Remove the tomatoes and let them cool. The tomatoes will peel very easily now
  3. Put the olive oil and garlic in a skillet and brown the garlic
  4. Add the chopped onion and cook until tender
  5. Add the peeld and diced tomatoes and cook the tomatoes on a medium heat
  6. After a few minutes add the pepper, sugar, oregano and pepper flakes. Then add the basil leaves
  7. Continue cooking the sauce until it thickens (+/- 45 minutes)
  8. At the end add a drizzle of olive oil


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