Market-leading Dolmio pasta sauce is the UK’s best-selling tomato sauce, however at £1.95 for 500g it is virtually double the value of some own-brand alternate options.
Laura Stott in contrast personal model choices from supermarkets, to see which supply the tastiest financial savings and the most effective style.
Dolmio Candy Tomato Pasta Sauce: 3/5
The UK bestseller is loved as a staple for pasta dishes, from bolognese to lasagna, and every kind of baked pasta.
However at almost £2 a pot, it is some of the costly.
Made with 74% tomatoes, herbs and spices and flavors of basil, it is a first rate base to your hash or veg with a wealthy taste, though I discovered the aroma pungent, in all probability from 21% tomato puree, relatively off-putting.
Fast and engaging, however very costly.
Deluxe Ragu Bolognese Sauce: 3/5
POSHED-UP provide which continues to be cheaper than the market chief, though the pot is smaller, so solely good for one meal.
The flavour is high notch, made with chopped plum tomatoes and further virgin olive oil with concentrated tomato puree for actual depth of taste.
It could be supreme as a base for meat stew or with floor meat or meatballs. Excellent for a deal with and low in sugar.
Asda Bolognese Pasta Sauce: 5/5
An absolute zinger that shocked me because it appears relatively modest, however the style is excellent.
This one is 78% tomato – the very best of all of them – and solely 10% tomato puree, so the flavour is properly balanced with the herbs and onion.
Excellent for any pasta dish, an distinctive value, and it is also one of many lowest in sugar.
Sainsbury’s Tomato Bolognese Sauce: 4/5
I REALLY favored it, which tasted contemporary and savory, much like do-it-yourself, and which is near Dolmio for its true tomato content material (66%).
With onions, basil, oregano and black pepper, it is daring and hearty and has a easy consistency.
Not the thickest sauce however nonetheless good for a pasta prepare dinner or Bolognese.
Not too liquid and with a low sugar content material.
Cooking Creamy Tomato Sauce for Pasta: 5/5
AN distinctive own-brand providing that actually beats its value, which is a 3rd of that of Dolmio.
Has an excellent do-it-yourself odor and texture.
The tomato content material is similar to that of Dolmio (74% tomatoes), which provides it a wealthy and deep taste.
Very appetizing within the pan and can be utilized for every kind of dishes. I might purchase it once more and that is a bonus the value is so bellissimo.
Tesco Easy Bolognese Pasta Sauce: 3/5
GREAT consistency, neither too thick nor too skinny, no lumps and it appears actually appetizing when simmered in a pan.
Made with tomatoes, onions and herbs, this sauce depends closely on tomato puree for taste (56%) with 34% actual tomatoes. However the style stability is sweet.
It is fairly excessive in sugar however decrease than Dolmio, and on the plus aspect, it is decrease in salt.