Tomato and Basil Pasta Sauce

Recipe by Hel Cooks
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • use half the oil and gently fry garlic do not let it brown.
  • add the tomatoes, dried basil, bay leaf, mixed herbs, salt and pepper and sugar (this recipe needs between 1/2 - 1 tsp salt to bring out the flavours of the tomatoes.
  • bring to the boil and gently simmer for 20 mins, add the tomato puree and the rest of the oil and simmer for a further 15 mins until the mixture has reduced.
  • If using fresh basil roughly chop and add now.
  • Serve with pasta with grated parmasan cheese and freshly ground black pepper.
  • Variations - button mushrooms, black olives can be added.
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