Tomato Sauce

Preparation info
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Appears in
Max’s Sandwich Book

By Max Halley and Ben Benton

Published 2018

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This is the simplest tomato sauce you will ever make. It is also the best. As such, we’re going to make a lot, and you are going to store it in small containers in your fridge and or freezer.


  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and sliced
  • 4 x 400 g


Dig out your heavy-bottomed saucepan and place it over a medium heat and warm the olive oil. Add the garlic and sizzle until you see it beginning to go golden. Immediately add the tinned tomatoes and all their tin juice. Fill one can up with water and swill this about in each can to capture any lurkers. Add this water to the pan.

Increase the heat and bring the sauce to a boil and then