Homemade Passata Recipe

SERVES 4 Persons

Learn how to make passata with this recipe! What is passata? Passata is a tomato based sauce that is the perfect ingredient to pasta's, lasagna, stews and more! This homemade tomato passata recipe is so light, fresh and tasty. We like to add a touch of chilli for a little kick! 


  • 1kg ripe tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 1 large red chilli (optional)
  • 1 tsp fresh oregano
  • Salt and pepper
  • 3 tbs (60g) tomato paste
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves (optional)


  1. Place all ingredients except basil into Micro Pressure Cooker, mix until well combined.
  2. Securely Cover and lock the Cooker, microwave at 900 watts for 20 minutes. Leave Micro Pressure Cooker to rest in the microwave until the pressure indicator drops.
  3. Unlock and remove Cover, allowing passata to cool. Transfer passata to a blender, add basil (if using) and blitz until smooth.
  4. Spoon passata into sterilized jars and close tightly. Keep the jars in a dark cupboard and consume within six months.
  5. Alternatively, allow mixture to cool and transfer into Freezer safe containers and store in the freezer for up to 1 year.


Tupper Tips:

  • Use passata as a base for your next pasta sauce! Simply simmer down the sauce with onion and your minced meat of choice for a quick and easy meal!