Easy Pasta Sauce Base

    Easy Pasta Sauce Base


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    This is a recipe for a simple tomato sauce base which you can use as is or as a start for a more complex sauce. You can also freeze it and thaw as needed.

    Serves: 6 

    • 4 tablespoons olive oil
    • 4 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1 small onion, chopped
    • 800g tinned whole peeled tomatoes
    • 800g tinned crushed tomatoes
    • 3 teaspoons dried basil leaves
    • 1 teaspoon white sugar
    • salt and pepper to taste

    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. In a frypan over medium heat saute garlic and onion in the olive oil; about 10 minutes. Break apart the whole tomatoes with your hands and add to the pan along with the crushed tomatoes, basil, sugar, salt and pepper. Cover and simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

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