Classic tomato sauce

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5 min


1 Cups

* PLUS Cooking time: 20 minutes


  • 796 ml can plum tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove , crushed and peeled


  • Chop tomatoes coarsely, reserving all juices. Heat a small saucepan over medium. Add olive oil, then garlic. Cook just until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  • Add tomatoes and their juices, sugar and salt. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer vigorously, uncovered, until thickened slightly, about 20 min. Stir in basil leaves. Taste and adjust seasoning. Can be frozen.