Nonna’s Tomato Passata (Tomato Sauce)

Nonna’s Tomato Passata (Tomato Sauce)

  • PREP TIME: 10 min
  • COOK TIME: 4 hours
  • Serves: 10

Nonna’s Tomato Passata (Tomato Sauce)

  • PREP TIME: 10 min
  • COOK TIME: 4 hours
  • Serves: 10

PAIR WITH

Availability varies by market

Heineken

or other BRIGHT & BALANCED beers

The light citrus hops of the Heineken match nicely with the deep tomato flavour of the sauce as well as helping to cut the slight spice from the red pepper flakes.

LEARN MORE IN BEER 101

Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (250ml) olive oil
  • 15 cloves of garlic, peeled and gently crushed
  • 4-825ml cans of Italian whole tomatoes
  • Pinch red pepper flakes
  • 1 tbsp. (15g) Kosher salt

Directions

  • In a large deep saucepan over medium-low heat, combine the olive oil and garlic cloves and cook, stirring frequently, until the garlic begins to turn golden brown.
  • Add the red pepper flakes and cook for an additional 30 seconds.
  • Empty the tomatoes into a large bowl, discard any basil and crush them with your hands.
  • Add the tomatoes to the pot, increase the heat to medium, and gently simmer the sauce for 4 hours, stirring occasionally.
  • After 4 hours, check for seasoning and add more salt if necessary.

Heineken
Availability varies by market
  • STYLE:European Lager
  • ABV:5.0%
  • TASTE:A sophisticated balance of lively hop bitterness and malt biscuit sweetness.

PAIR WITH

Heineken

or other BRIGHT & BALANCED beers

The light citrus hops of the Heineken match nicely with the deep tomato flavour of the sauce as well as helping to cut the slight spice from the red pepper flakes.

LEARN MORE IN BEER 101

Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (250ml) olive oil
  • 15 cloves of garlic, peeled and gently crushed
  • 4-825ml cans of Italian whole tomatoes
  • Pinch red pepper flakes
  • 1 tbsp. (15g) Kosher salt

Directions

  • In a large deep saucepan over medium-low heat, combine the olive oil and garlic cloves and cook, stirring frequently, until the garlic begins to turn golden brown.
  • Add the red pepper flakes and cook for an additional 30 seconds.
  • Empty the tomatoes into a large bowl, discard any basil and crush them with your hands.
  • Add the tomatoes to the pot, increase the heat to medium, and gently simmer the sauce for 4 hours, stirring occasionally.
  • After 4 hours, check for seasoning and add more salt if necessary.