Sugar free tomato sauce via www.clairekcreations.com

Were you an eat-anything-and-everything sort of kid or a little miss/mr fussy? Me? Well I was what would now be my worst nightmare – a very very fussy kid. While mostly, I’m pretty sure I was just annoying, to me, there were some benefits.

Sugar free tomato sauce via www.clairekcreations.com

I never had tomato sauce. While my sister used to smother it on everything, I hated the thought of it and even now the smell doesn’t really appeal to me. It’s probably one of the only good habits to come out of my fussy days.

Sugar free tomato sauce via www.clairekcreations.com

I know a lot of people love tomato sauce (or ketchup) though and as I’m not all that keen on the processed version, I made my own to serve with party sausage rolls for Ollie’s Birthday. I don’t know why I haven’t made it before because it was seriously simple.

Sugar free tomato sauce via www.clairekcreations.com

You literally throw all the ingredients in a pan, heat it up and leave it for 20ish minutes and it’s done. That’s it. Not one person asked me about it, ever Will or my dad so my assumption is that it tastes just like the real deal with no nasties added. Success! Enjoy!

Sugar free tomato sauce via www.clairekcreations.com

Sugar free tomato sauce

Sugar free tomato sauce

Yield: 1 cup
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 400g (14oz) tomato passata
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • ⅓ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • ¼ - ½ tsp sea salt flakes

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan, bring all the ingredients to the boil then reduce to a simmer for 20-30 minutes or until thick.
  2. Pour into sterilised glass bottles and store in the fridge.