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About Thyme

At About Thyme we are all about FRESH and freezer products are just out of the question. I fully agree, but when I get home after a long hard day and “What’s for Supper Mom” is my welcome greeting, all I want is to make it A 20-minute wonder. TASTY, FILLING, HEALTHY AND most of all QUICK. And suddenly my freezer is my favourite kitchen appliance.

So, lets me share a sauce that makes supper a DREAM. It is versatile You make a batch and freeze it in 3 parts. This same sauce can be used for pasta, enchiladas, Pizza’s, tomato bredie, Bolognaise and so much more. Here is to 10 recipes that will make a quick tasty supper and all using your Pomodoro sauce


  • 5 cans Whole peeled tomatoes in puree
  • 5 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 2 medium yellow onions, finely chopped (about 2-1/4 cups
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 5-6 basil leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • 3 tsp sugar


Heat a large pot over medium-high heat. When hot, add the oil and the onions at the same time. Sauté until very soft, about 10 minutes.
Add the garlic and sauté until fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes, but do not let it brown (turn down the heat if you see browning).
Add the tomatoes, Sugar, Chilli Flakes and bring to a boil over high heat, stirring occasionally. Lower the heat to a simmer and cook, uncovered, for 20 minutes.
Add the basil and cook for 5 minutes more.
Remove the pot from the heat and season with the salt and pepper.
Using an immersion blender, purée until mostly smooth
Cool sauce down and divide into 5 portions and freeze.

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