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Tomato Sauce with Basil and a Special Twist

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  • Author: Marta Nadales
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x


A simple and delicious homemade tomato sauce with basil and a special twist.


  • 6 big ripe tomatoes
  • 1 sweet onion
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup Martini rosato
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 2 tsp Maldon salt
  • a bunch of fresh basil


  1. Chop onion and carrot in tiny bits, stirfry with 4 tbsp olive oil.
  2. Wash and chop tomatoes, add to the sauce and mix well. Add the garlic, crushed. Lower the heat and cook for 3min.
  3. Add the cinnamon, Martini and salt, mix well and cook for 10min.
  4. Wash and chop the basil leaves, add to the sauce, stir a little.
  5. Blend the sauce with the hand blender, or food processor until smooth and creamy.
  6. Serve with some pasta or anything that doesn’t have a very strong flavour, the sauce is so delicious that anything will do well!
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
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