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Tomato sauce in saucepan

Pizza sauce

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
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  • Easy
  • makes 4-6 pizzas

Our rich tomato pizza sauce is achieved by cooking it over a low heat until thickened and glossy. It's easy to make and is perfect for pizza night.

  • Freezable
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving (4)
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal120
low infat6g
saturates1g
carbs12g
sugars11g
fibre3g
protein3g
salt0.04g
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Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 fat garlic clove, crushed
  • 2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes
  • 3 tbsp tomato purée
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tbsp dried oregano
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 small bunch basil, finely chopped

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the oil in a saucepan over a low heat, then add the onion along with a generous pinch of salt. Fry gently for 12-15 mins or until the onion has softened and is turning translucent. Add the garlic and fry for a further min. Tip in the tomatoes and purée along with the bay, oregano and sugar. Bring to the boil and lower the heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 30-35 mins or until thickened and reduced. Season. For a really smooth sauce, blitz with a stick blender, otherwise leave as is.

  • STEP 2

    Stir the basil into the sauce. The sauce will cover 4-6 large pizza bases. Keeps well in the fridge for 1 week or stored in a container in the freezer.

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