Slow-cooked tomato Napoletana sauce
A quality homemade sauce is the secret to absolutely mouth-watering tomato-based Italian meals. This is good enough to impress Nonna, the toughest of critics!
Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 6 hours Makes 7 cups
2 x 800g cans diced tomatoes ¼ cup tomato paste ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 1 brown onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 cup basil leaves Sea-salt flakes and freshly ground black pepper, to season
1 Put tomatoes, tomato paste, oil, onion and garlic in the bowl of a 5L slow cooker. Stir in ½ of the basil. Place bowl in appliance, cover with lid and cook on low setting for 6 hours. 2 Remove bowl from appliance and remove lid. Season, stir in remaining basil and serve.