Tomato and Smoked Paprika Sauce


  • 2 tablesp. olive oil
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 teasp. smoked paprika
  • 400g tin of chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tablesp. chopped fresh oregano leaves or flat leaf parsley
  • 1 tablesp. tomato purée
  • 1 teasp. Sugar


Heat the oil in a medium sized frying pan. Add in the onion and fry over a gentle heat for about 5 minutes until softened. Then add in the garlic, paprika, chopped tomatoes, herbs, tomato purée, sugar and a little salt and pepper. Bring to the boil then reduce the heat and simmer gently for 10 minutes until the sauce thickens. Taste and add more seasoning if necessary.

Serving Suggestions

This taste great with Lamb chops or Grilled Chicken.