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  • 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.

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