Tomato & basil sauce

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Preparation and cooking time

  • Prep:5 mins
  • Cook:10 mins
  • Easy
  • Makes 350ml

Save time and money with this simple and tasty sauce, great with pasta, meat or fish

Nutrient Unit
kcal 52
fat 3g
saturates 1g
carbs 5g
sugars 4g
fibre 1g
protein 2g
salt 0.3g

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tsp vegetable stock powder or ½ crumbled stock cube
  • 1 tbsp tomato purée
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • few basil leaves
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Method

  • STEP 1

Heat the olive oil in a pan, add the garlic clove, then gently fry for 1 min.

  • STEP 2

Tip in the chopped tomatoes, vegetable stock powder, tomato purée and sugar, then bring to the boil. Reduce the heat, then simmer uncovered for 5 mins, stirring occasionally.

  • STEP 3

To finish, tear a few basil leaves, then stir into the sauce.

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