• 1 can of tomatoes

  • olive oil

  • 6 fresh basil leaves

  • 2 cloves garlic, lightly crushed

  • Salt and freshly ground pepper


  • 1.

    Into a frying pan pour some olive oil and two crushed cloves of garlic. While that’s slowly heating up get a can of tomatoes and put it through a fine mouli sieve. This will remove the seeds and the skins and turn the tomatoes into a smooth puree. Before the garlic starts to brown add the passed tomato.

  • 2.

    Season with salt and pepper, simmer over a low flame for 10 minutes. Stir in 6 fresh basil leaves, and let it simmer for five more minutes, and it's done.

  • 3.

    Hint - If you don't want to use it straight away It will keep in the refrigerator for days or you can freeze it for months.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (2 servings)

  • Energy 32kj
  • Fat Total 1g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Protein 1g
  • Carbohydrate 4g
  • Sugar 2g
  • Sodium 235mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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