Chunky Tomato Sauce

Keep a batch of Nigel Haworth's delicious homemade sauce on hand for adding to pasta dishes and ratatouille
By Nigel Haworth
Chunky Tomato Sauce
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  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Effort: easy


  • 50 ml extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely sliced
  • 1 large clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 900 g tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 large pinches sugar
  • 1 finger chilli, finely chopped
  • 1 large bunches coriander, leaves only, finely chopped

Tips and Suggestions

This sauce will keep in the fridge for several days. It also freezes very well.


1. Heat the oil in a heavy-based pan and cook the onions slowly until soft and caramelised.

2. Add the garlic, tomatoes, sugar, chilli and a small pinch of salt and cook gently for 15-20 minutes.

3. Stir in the chopped coriander.

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