Spicy tomato sauce


2 banana shallots, chopped⁠
2 carrots, chopped⁠
2 stalks celery, chopped⁠
2 garlic cloves, crushed⁠
1/2 tsp chilli flakes⁠
1 kg heritage tomatoes, roughly chopped⁠
1/2 tsp caster sugar⁠
60 ml olive oil⁠


Saute the shallots, carrots, celery, garlic and chilli on a medium heat, without browning, until softened (about 8 mins).

Add the tomatoes, sugar, olive oil, seasoning and 200 ml water and simmer gently for 1 hour until reduced.

Blitz with a hand blender until smooth, then check the seasoning.

Pass the sauce through a sieve to achieve a smoother finish.⁠fullsizeoutput_90fb.jpeg

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