Homemade Passata Sauce

This Fresh Homemade Passata sauce, devoid of any preservatives is a wonderful Italian onion tomato paste to have on hand at all times!

Homemade Passata Sauce Recipe| Italian Onion Tomato paste from scratch This delicious, easy to prepare, Italian sauce is such a versatile thing to have on hand that I wonder how or why we ever survived on Tomato Ketchup to go with all our goodies! ๐Ÿ™‚

It is such a brilliant recipe – onion, tomato, basil and garlic. That pretty much is all you need to make this mind boggling Passata sauce. You can use it as a dipping sauce, a sauce for Pasta or eat it straight out of the jar – it is guaranteed to be tasty at all times!

Follow these few simple steps to make Tomato Passata Sauce at Home –

Homemade Passata Sauce
 
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Serves: 1 cup
Ingredients
  • 4-6 Tomatoes. roughly chopped
  • 1 large Onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Oil (preferably olive oil)
  • 4-6 Garlic Cloves
  • 8-10 Basil Leaves (*If you don;t have fresh basil leaves, use 2 teaspoons dry basil)
  • 1-2 teaspoons Salt (adjust to taste)
  • 2 teaspoons Ground Black Pepper
  • 2 tablespoons Tomato paste or ketchup
  • a pinch of Sugar
Instructions
  1. In a pan, heat 1 teaspoon oil and add chopped onions. Fry on medium heat till onions have developed a golden brown color.
  2. To a grinder / mixer / blender, add the chopped tomatoes, basil, fried onions, garlic and grind to a almost smooth paste
  3. In the same pan, heat remaining oil and add the ground onion - tomato paste along with ½ a cup of water. Let it cook on medium heat for about 10 minutes. It will start turning a deeper color
  4. Add the tomato paste, salt, pepper, sugar and mix well. Taste & adjust for seasoning. Let it boil for a final 5 minutes.
  5. Let it cool completely. Store in clean, air tight jars in the refrigerator. Use as required.
Tip: Stays well in the fridge for a month

Homemade Passata Sauce Recipe| Italian Onion Tomato paste from scratch *You can also buy this sauce from the store.

Homemade Passata Sauce Recipe | Italian Onion Tomato paste from scratch

You’ll need –
Homemade Passata Sauce Recipe| Italian Onion Tomato paste from scratch

Heat 1 teaspoon oil and Fry onions till it becomes a golden brown color
Homemade Passata Sauce Recipe| Italian Onion Tomato paste from scratch

To the blender, add tomato, garlic, basil and fried onion. Grind to a smooth paste.
Homemade Passata Sauce Recipe| Italian Onion Tomato paste from scratch

Heat 1 tablespoon oil and add the paste to the pan. Also add 1/2 cup water. Let it cook on medium heat for 8-10 minutes till sauce reduces and turns a deeper color
Homemade Passata Sauce Recipe| Italian Onion Tomato paste from scratch

Add tomato paste, pepper, salt and sugar and mix well. Let it boil for a final 5 minutes.
Homemade Passata Sauce Recipe| Italian Onion Tomato paste from scratch

Let it cool completely. Store in air tight jars in the container.
Homemade Passata Sauce Recipe| Italian Onion Tomato paste from scratch

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9 Comment

  1. Wow.. .Such a lovely version of homemade sauce.. I would love to try this slurpp version!

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  2. swati says: Reply

    Yummm
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  3. Wow!!!!! lovely sauce!!!!!!

  4. shan imi says: Reply

    Can I use mixed dry herbs instead of basil?

    1. Of course.. It may be slightly different, but I’m sure it’ll be delicious nevertheless

  5. shan imi says: Reply

    Lovely timing…I just learned to boil pasta in microwave from ur blog and now this pasta sauce recipe..its like u r reading my mind..;-) thank u

    1. ๐Ÿ™‚ Ha ha!! You should then check out some more posts ๐Ÿ˜€

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