Roasted Tomato Sauce with Roasted Vegetables and Herby Couscous

This sauce is blinding! Packed full of sweet roasted tomato flavour, it adds to many a dish. Think pasta, pizza etc. I Particularly like it served with roasted vegetables and herby couscous – a super delicious healthy supper (add chicken, halloumi or tofu depending on your taste)


Roasted Tomato Sauce

  • 1 pack of ripe tomatoes
  • 1/2 onion, sliced
  • 1-2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • olive oil
  • seasoning
  • oregano
  • sugar

– Preheat the oven to 200 degrees centigrade

– Halve the tomatoes and place in a roasting tray. Add the sliced onions and garlic cloves. season, drizzle with oil and sprinkle with herbs

– Roast for 30-40 minutes

– Pour into a liquidizer and blend. Add the tomato puree and sugar while it’s still whizzing. Taste and adjust seasoning.

Roasted Vegetables

  • any combination of peppers, mushrooms, courgettes, sweet potato, onions, aubergine, artichoke
  • cut into equal size pieces
  • place in a roasting tin and drizzle with oil, sprinkle seasoning and any herbs
  • Roast for at least 45 minutes

Herby Couscous

  • 1 cup couscous
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsps olive oil
  • good handful of herbs

– Bring the water, oil, lemon juice and salt to the boil

– Pour over the couscous. Cover and set aside for 15 minutes

– Then fluff with a fork and fold through the herbs (check seasoning)

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Welcome. I'm a Cordon Bleu trained chef and mother with a passion for cooking vegetarian food. All recipes featured here are dairy, egg, and nut-free, thus 'accidentally' vegan, as my children are allergic to those. My aim is to recreate any dish, even what seems impossible, but free of the ingredients we can't have, and log my exploits here. Please browse what is now several hundred recipes. All the recipes posted (unless stated) are my own creations.

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