Sugar Free Tomato Sauce

Sugar Free Tomato Sauce

Made with Cherry tomatoes

Renowned for being extremely sweet with an intense fragrant flavour, Mutti Cherry Tomatoes are ripened under the warm sun of southern Italy and carefully selected to offer the freshness of just-harvested fruit all year round. They are soft and succulent yet maintain their form well. As the skin of Mutti Cherry Tomatoes has a thin texture, they are ideal to make quick, delicious sauces or even to use straight out of the tin in place of fresh tomatoes.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 large onions diced (2 cups)
  • 6 cloves garlic chopped
  • 2 celery stalks diced (1 cup)
  • 2 granny smith apples peeled, cored and diced (2 cups)
  • 2 tins Mutti Cherry Tomatoes
  • 1 tins 1/2 water
  • 6 pitted dates
  • 3 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 6 cloves whole
  • 1 tablespoon sweet paprika
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
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Method

  1. In a large pot, cook onions, garlic, celery and apples for 10-15minutes, until they begin to soften.
  2. Add cinnamon, cloves, paprika and a pinch of salt and pepper.
  3. Stir well and simmer for 1 hour.
  4. Remove cinnamon stick and cloves.
  5. Add dates and vinegar. Simmer for another hour.
  6. Blend all ingredients with a stick blender and strain through a sieve.
  7. Return mixture to stovetop. Heat on low and reduce until you have a sauce consistency.
  8. Fill sterilised jars while sauce is hot.

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