Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Homemade Spaghetti/Pasta Sauce

I've never realized it untill I made my own pasta sauce, that I've spent so much money on those store bought ones all these years. Homemade sauce sure saving you lots of money and the best thing is.... it's hot fresh from your pot & no preservative added. Definitely, they'll be NO more store bought spaghetti sauce in my pantry in future but more fresh tomatoes in the fridge.

Ingredients :
500gm fresh tomatoes, skinned & seeded
1 can(450gm) tomato puree
2 large onion, diced
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 tspn red chilies flakes/cayenne pepper powder
3 bay leaves
2 tpsn mixed herbs
1/2 tpsn crashed black peppercorn
1/2 cup red wine
1 tspn salt
50gm butter + 1/2 cup cooking oil

Method :
(1) please do refer here how to clean up tomatoes.
(2) preheat a frying pan with butter & oil.
(3) saute onion, garlic, bay leaves & mixed herbs untill fragrant.
(4) stir in chili flakes, black pepper & fresh tomato simmer till tender.

(5) now, stir in tomato puree, wine & salt and let it simmer over medium heat till thicken.
(6) withdraw half portion to a clean jar and leave coo before refrigerate it.
(7) the other half portion is enough to serve a 500gm pasta.

Now, here's my end product. Don't you love the gorgeous colour and aroma! I bet you can smell it too. ha...
jam, sauce, dressing, pickling


Ren- Lady Of The Arts said...

I love making my own sauce- always taste so much better.

Emily Malloy said...

Your sauce is beautiful!

Kim Bee said...

Looks so yummy! Have you tried fresh noodles with it? We got hooked on fresh pasta and we had packaged last night, was so disappointing. I have yet to make my own dough. That's the next challenge. Love your recipe!

Magic of Spice said...

I love fresh pasta sauce! The color is gorgeous and looks delicious :)

Xiaolu @ 6 Bittersweets said...

Fresh pasta sauce definitely gives dishes that special something. Yours looks excellent.

Honey Bee Sweets said...

Oh wow, addition of red wine in the sauce too! The taste must be robust and flavorful.  Nice one Kristy.

アンゼエリン said...

I like to make my own spaghetti sauce too! Especially when i saw red and big tomamtoes in the market or Tesco.

lena said...

love all your home made recipes!

divya said...

Woderful recipe...

Alice Law said...

Was searching for fabulous homemade pasta sauce and ended up here! LOL!

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