Soft cheese in tomato sauce


Marlena Spieler

Cook & Prep Time

20 min



Soft cheese in tomato sauce

So creamy and with a delicious tomato sauce – perfect for a brunch with friends or sharing plate.


  • 500g soft cheese (Robiola or similar) or fresh ricotta
  • 6 canned whole peeled tomatoes
  • 1 roasted and deseeded red pepper
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 50 ml extra-virgin olive oil
  • chili pepper flakes (optional)
  • a few leaves of basil


Step 1

Puree the whole peeled tomatoes with the red pepper and garlic; slowly add the olive oil, salt, and chili pepper flakes (if using), to taste.

Step 2

When smooth, place in a saucepan and heat, cooking over a medium heat until the sauce has thickened for about 5 to 10 minutes.

Arrange the soft cheese on a plate and serve it with the tomato sauce, garnish with the basil.