Recipe: Homemade tomato sauce

Homemade tomato sauce. Picture / Babiche Martens.

Makes approx 1½ litres

• 5 onions, chopped
• 3kg tomatoes, chopped roughly
• 5 apples, peeled, cored and cut into cubes
• 2½ cups sugar
• 750ml malt vinegar
• 1 Tbsp curry powder
• 2 Tbsp salt
• ½ tsp cayenne pepper
• ½ tsp black pepper
• 2 tsp whole cloves

1. Place all the ingredients in a large pot. Bring to a simmer and cook for 2 hours. Strain through a colander to remove the coarse bits.

2. Return to the pot and boil for a further 10-15 minutes to thicken.

3. Pour into sterilised bottles and seal.

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