Provencale tomato sauce Recipe

A quick and easy tomato-based sauce which is perfect for serving with fresh pasta and Parmesan.

  • Preparation
    10mins
  • Cooking time
    20mins
  • Rest time
    0mn
Rate this recipe
(11 votes) 4.2/5
Ingredients
Pour people
  • Tinned chopped tomatoes : 400 g
  • Red onion(s) : 1 whole
  • Olive oil : 100 ml
  • Basil : 1 bunch
  • Maldon salt : 6 pinch(es)
  • Freshly ground black pepper : 6 Turn
  • Courgette(s) : 1 whole
  • Parmesan : 50 g
Method
  • ETAPE 1

    Peel and finely slice the onion. Top, tail and dice the courgette. Pick the basil leaves.

  • ETAPE 2

    Pour the olive oil into a saucepan on a low heat. Add the onion and cook for 2 minutes before adding the courgette. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes until softened. Finally stir in the tinned tomatoes, season with salt and pepper and cook on a gentle simmer for 20 minutes. Stir in the basil and serve on top of fresh pasta with a generous sprinkling of grated Parmesan.

Chef's tip

«Add chopped chilli to the sauce to give it a little kick. This sauce can also be used as a topping for pizzas - a real store cupboard favourite!»

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