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Mother Tomato Cook-In Sauce

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The classic... the staple... the mother of all cooking sauces. Bursting with juicy tomato, just the right amount of garlic and a familiar hint of herbiness. Heat and serve straight up with pasta, use as a base for meat dishes or cheat at pizza sauce!

Forget everything you know about cooking sauces, your ticket to an easy meal is in this jar! Made the Sauce Shop way... in small batches, by hand, using nothing artificial.

*contains naturally occurring sugars

  • Suitable for vegans
  • Serves 4
  • Nothing artificial, just full-on flavour
  • No added sugar
  • Made in the UK
Ingredients and Nutrition

Ingredients: Tomato Puree (41%), Tomatoes (40%), Onion, White Grape Vinegar, Garlic, Salt, Oregano, Basil, Cracked Black Pepper.

Per 100g: Energy 67kcal / 279kJ, Fat 0.2g (of which saturates 0.0g), Carbohydrate 13.8g (of which sugars 10.2g), Protein 2.6g, Salt 1.15g.

Storage information

Best before at least 12 months from delivery, once opened keep refrigerated and use in 3 days.


In 2014 we came to the realisation that the sauces we were buying weren't doing our food justice. What started in a home kitchen, is now a team of 34 food lovers producing thousands of bottles of sauce on a weekly basis.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 64 reviews
Jake Walls (London, GB)
Great with meatballs

I literally just buy this sauce for meatballs puy some cheese in the mix and be ready not to worry about the fuel prices

Fantastic meatballs makes y'all go 'what petrol prices?' If only for a second :) Haha!

Yvonne Warren (Derby, GB)
The Best

This is the best tomato cook in sauce I have come across. It's so flavourful ideal for pasta dishes. I also use it to top my slow cooker meatloaf and meatballs. I recommend you try it, it's delicious!

Sounds like you've put this sauce to fantastic use Yvonne :) Super tasty! Thank you for the great review

Jonathan Whiteley (Batley, GB)
Tangy and tasty

Don’t often use cook in sauces but this tastes so fresh with little else needed 👍🏼

matthew wilkinson (Ellesmere Port, GB)
Mother tomato sauce

I have bought dozens of jars of this sauce. I do not use this as a short cut or to save time, I use it in many different dishes I make from scratch because of the amazing flavour. A huge upgrade on the top brand tinned tomatoes. I batch cook and this freezes well too. Would highly recommend.

Means a lot Matthew!

Adrian Thompson
Meatball Masterclass

So good on meatballs and pasta.

Fabian Brown (Sunderland, GB)
Good but no longer great :(

This second purchase was not as great as my first purchase last year.
I've tried 2 bottles of the 6 I ordered, 1 tasted like salsa, the second tasted like normal tomato taste.
Still tasty but not as great as my first bottle (last year, old recipe) which tasted of fresh tomatoes :(
(Still miles better than normal sauce at the supermarket).

Hey Fabian,

Thank you for the honest review. We are happy that you are still into the product! But we as a company noticed it was way too thick in the first recipe and made the decision to change the recipe just slightly. Pleased to hear you think it is still tastier then other supermarket brands :) We always strive for that!

Adam Kettlety (Bristol, GB)
A taste sensation!

Superb, better than any supermarket cook in sauce 👍🏻

That's the aim Adam! We gotta make cook in sauces actually decent ;)

Andy Murdock (New Southgate, GB)
Great flavour

We love using this sauce on a pizza base as the basis for our homemade pizzas. Fabulous tomato flavour.

Yesssss :) It works really well for a base. You should totally give the Original BBQ one a try as a base sometime too!

Christian Mickley (Sidmouth, GB)
Absolutely loved it

Really great. Rich smooth and very tasty. We will be buying this again

Love it!

Anthony Collins (Poplar, GB)

Perfect with meatballs!

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