CLASSIC TOMATO SAUCE
PREP + COOK TIME 40 MINUTES (+ COOLING) SERVES 4 (MAKES 3 CUPS)
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil • 1 medium brown onion (150g), chopped • 2 cloves garlic, crushed • 800g can diced tomatoes 1 teaspoon sugar • fresh basil leaves 1 Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-low heat. Cook onion, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes or until soft but not browned. Add garlic and cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until fragrant. Add tomatoes and sugar. Simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes or until thickened. Season. Cool slightly.
2 Blend or process tomato mixture until smooth. Top with fresh basil leaves, then sprinkle with freshly ground black pepper.