- 1 onion (chopped)
- 1 clove of garlic (crushed)
- 1 tbsp tomato puree
- 500 ml carton of passata (or a tin of chopped tomatoes)
- Fresh basil, chopped
- Black pepper
- 1/2 tsp sugar
Gently fry the onion and garlic on a low heat for a few minutes, in some olive oil.
Add the tomato puree and cook for a further couple of minutes.
Add the rest of the ingredients, stir well, then cover the pan and leave to simmer for around 15 minutes.
Allow to cool slightly and blend you prefer a smooth sauce.