The basis for many a good dish, this sauce will be a staple in your house. A quick pasta sauce for the kids or the beginnings of a spicy arrabiata, a perfect pizza sauce. You can use it straight away or freeze in batches for months ready and waiting for some fresh herbs to be added.
Makes just over 1.5 cups
- 1 Tin Chopped Tomatoes
- 1 Small Clove Garlic, Grated
- 1 Teaspoon Sea Salt
- 1 Teaspoon Sugar
Add all the ingredients into a small pot and simmer on a low to medium heat for around 30 minutes, stirring every 5-10 minutes.
Remove from heat and simply add whichever fresh herbs you want for the dish such as parsley, basil, chives, coriander or mint otherwise refrigerate for up to 5 days until needed or freeze for up to 3 months.
© Tim Elwin 2012