The Low Fodmap Gourmet

Gourmet Recipes for people who need to follow the Low Fodmap Diet and are also Lactose and Gluten Intolerant!

Quick and Easy Tomato Sauce

Ingredients: tomato bbq/salsa sauce

  • 800 grams fresh crushed tomatoes (can be substituted for crushed organically grown tinned tomatoes).
  • 1 bunch spring onion green tops only finely chopped.
  • 1 red capsicum (bell pepper) finely chopped.
  • 4 red chillies finely chopped (optional).
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh ginger.
  • 2 tablespoons soft brown sugar.
  • freshly ground sea salt and black pepper to taste.
  • 2 tablespoons garlic-infused cold-pressed olive oil.
  • 1 tablespoon white wine or cider vinegar.

For a pasta or pizza sauce leave out the sugar and vinegar.

Quick and Easy Tomato Sauce Cooking

Quick and Easy Tomato Sauce Cooking


  • if you are using fresh tomatoes place them in a bowl and stir through the salt and pepper, leave aside to rest (this will help to bring out the juices from the tomatoes).
  • place the olive oil in a heavy based saucepan and bring to a simmer.
  • add the ginger, chillies and spring onion tops to the pan and simmer slowly in the garlic infused oil until almost caramelised.
  • add capsicum and continue to simmer until tender.
  • de-glaze with the crushed tomatoes.
  • bring to the boil, add sugar and vinegar and simmer for 25 mins.
  • blend with a stick mixer.
  • cook for a further 5 mins.
  • store in a clean glass jar and referigerate.

2 comments on “Quick and Easy Tomato Sauce

  1. Mhrylyn Hanson-Wallis van Dooren
    June 22, 2014

    Thank you!


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