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Simple tomato sauce

tomato sauce

This is a really quick and easy recipe for tomato sauce, ideal for putting on a pizza, or mixing with pasta.

Enough sauce for 2-3 12″ pizzas

  • ½ onion, diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 tin plum tomatoes
  • squeeze of tomato puree
  • 1 handful of fresh basil, chopped
  • salt and pepper

Gently fry the onions and garlic in a saucepan for 4-5 minutes. Add the plum tomatoes and tomato puree, stir, turn down the heat and allow to bubble for 15 minutes until it’s slightly reduced. Add the basil, a little salt and pepper. Allow to cool before mixing with a hand held blender.

To make your own pizza dough, check out the recipe here. If you’ve got some tomato sauce left over, you could combine it with this meatball recipe.

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