recipebook3Ideal for pizza toppings or for pasta dishes, this classic tomato sauce is quick and easy to make and simply delicious. Relish our Basic Tomato Pizza Sauce recipe.

Step 1: You will need

  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 400 g of tinned plum tomatoes
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp basil, chopped
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 saucepan
  • 1 wooden spoon

Oven Temperature: 225° c - 440° f

Step 2: Fry the onions

Place the saucepan on a medium heat, add the olive oil and butter and allow it to melt. Now add the chopped onions and garlic and stir. Let it cook down for 3-4 minutes until the onions are soft and transparent.

Step 3: Add rest of ingredients

To the saucepan, add the tomatoes, oregano, basil and tomato puree. Season with a little salt and pepper and stir well. Bring the sauce to a boil and turn the heat down to a simmer. Allow it to cook for 20 minutes.

Step 4: Cool and use

For pizzas, allow the sauce to cool before using. If you're making it to accompany a pasta dish then it can be eaten straight away. This sauce can be stored in a container for a week in the fridge.

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes

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