Tomato & Basil Sauce

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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Serves: makes 350ml
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
Method

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

Tip in 400g chopped tomatoes, 1 tbsp vegetable stock powder or ½ crumbled stock cube,
1 tbsp tomato purée and 1 tsp sugar, then bring to the boil.

Reduce the heat, then simmer uncovered for 5 mins, stirring occasionally.

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

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