Chunky Tomato Pasta Sauce

by Claire Winlow (follow)
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It's always good to have a few basic recipes mastered and this chunky tomato sauce is quick and easy. It's great alone with pasta or add it to meatballs for a more substantial meal. If you're vegetarian, just change the stock cube to a vegetable one.



Homemade tomato pasta sauce


Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Makes: 4 servings

Ingredients
Olive oil
1 tsp sugar
1 onion
2 crushed garlic cloves
1 can of tinned tomatoes
1 beef stock cube
Dash of Worcester sauce
Dash balsamic vinegar
1 tsp dried mixed herbs


Method
Chop the onion and crush the garlic.
Gently soften the onion and garlic in olive oil over a medium heat.



Homemade tomato pasta sauce


Sprinkle over the sugar and dried herbs.



Homemade tomato pasta sauce


Add in the tinned tomatoes and then pep it all up with a dash of Worcester sauce and balsamic vinegar. Taste a little and add more to your taste.
Crumble in a stock cube and splash of water and then simmer for a few minutes.



Homemade tomato pasta sauce


This delicious sauce is now ready to use. I enjoyed mine smothered over meatballs with a little Parmesan grated on top.

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