Ripe Tomato Sauce
|Olive oil||1 Tablespoon|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm)|
|Ripe red tomatoes/397 gram /14 ounce can plum tomatoes||1 Pound, peeled, seeded and chopped (500 Gram)|
|Dried thyme||1 Pinch|
|Tomato paste||3 Teaspoon|
In a saucepan heat the oil over a low heat and soften the garlic for one minute.
Add the tomatoes, thyme, bay leaf and stir.
Bring to the boil, then simmer, uncovered, over a low heat, stirring occasionally, until the sauce is thick and the tomatoes are very soft.
Remove the bay leaf and either blend the sauce in a food processor or push it through a sieve.
Return to a clean saucepan, stir in the tomato paste and season to taste.
Simmer for a further 10 minutes and serve hot or cold.