Zing Foods Tomato Sauces

I am going to write more recipes with tomato sauces (summer and the veg patch is upon us) so I thought it best to share how I make my sauces.

Basic tomato sauce

1 x 400g tinned tomatoes

1 x onion

1 x heaped teaspoon Paprika Spiced coconut oil

0.5 - 1 x teaspoon of sugar


- chop up the onion and gently cook in a heaped teaspoon of Paprika Spiced coconut oil

- when it has softened add the tin of tomatoes and a third of the tin of water to the tomatoes

- add the sugar, salt and pepper and cook for 5-10 mins

- blitz with hand blender. It's ready to use or store in the fridge


Tomato sauce

1 x 400g tinned tomatoes

1 x onion

1 x clove garlic

Quarter of a red pepper

1 x heaped teaspoon of tomato puree

1 x heaped teaspoon Paprika Spiced coconut oil

0.5 - 1 x teaspoon of sugar


- chop up the onion and pepper

- gently cook in a heaped teaspoon of Paprika Spiced coconut oil

- when softened add the chopped garlic and the teaspoon of tomato puree and cook for 1-2 mins

- then add the tin of tomatoes and a third of the tin of water to the tomatoes

- add the sugar, salt and pepper and cook for 5-10 mins

- blitz with hand blender

- it's ready to use or store in the fridge