Sun Dried Tomato & Olive Marinara Sauce
This marinara sauce recipe from @jessbeautician uses sun dried tomatoes and olives for a delicious Mediterranean flavour, it's a versatile go-to that can easily be stirred into pasta or used to top a pizza base.
Serves : 4
Total cooking time : 20 minutes
Difficulty : Super easy
6 large vine tomatoes
1 tbsp oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 tsp dried chilli flakes
1/2 tsp dried herbs
1 tbsp of tomato puree
1/4 cup of chopped sun-dried tomatoes
1/4 cup of sliced black olives
Small bunch of fresh parsley, oregano & thyme
1 vegan stock cube
Salt & pepper
Prick the tomatoes and place them in a bowl of boiling water for 10 minutes.
Drain them and peel off the skins, but reserve the water.
Add the oil to a large pan on a medium heat, next add the garlic to the pan and just fry it off for a couple of minutes.
Add in the dried chilli flakes and the dried mixed herbs.
Next, add in the tomato puree, then fry everything off for a couple of minutes.
Add in the peeled tomatoes and using the back of the spoon, just roughly chop them up.
Add the sun-dried tomatoes, black olives, fresh parsley, oregano and thyme.
Crumble in the stock cube, take a cup of the water used for the tomatoes then add that to the pan along with a good pinch of salt and pepper.
Stir, then blend until smooth.
Stir into pasta or use as a pizza base sauce.
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