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Super Basic Pizza & Pasta Sauce

Super Basic Pizza & Pasta Sauce

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Serves: 1/2 cup Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 5 tomatoes
  • 1/4th cup of tomato puree (you can replace this with 3 more tomatoes)
  • 1/2 a medium onion (diced)
  • 3 cloves of garlic (chopped)
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp paprika or chilli powder
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Fresh herbs like basil and oregano (you can replace this with dry herbs as well)

Instructions

1

Start by getting a pot of water to boil

2

On your tomatoes create a cross in an X shape using your knife (this step helps you peel the tomato)

3

Once the water is boiling add your tomatoes and let them boil for 1 minute

4

Remove from the water and peel

5

Chop the tomatoes and de-seed them

6

Start by heating up some oil in the pan, add your onions and cook for 15 minutes on a low heat

7

Add the garlic and cook for 3-4 minutes (don't brown them)

8

Add the chopped tomatoes with the tomato puree and cook

9

Add sugar, salt, pepper and paprika/chilli powder

10

Cook the mixture stirring regularly till everything is mixed well and the water has evaporated

11

Add your chopped fresh or dry herbs and mix well

12

Blend this mixture using a hand blender or food processor

13

Use this as a pasta sauce, for bruschetta, pizzas, cheese sandwiches and so much more!

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