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Simple Tomato Sauce For Two

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Ingredients
  Canned tomatoes/Tomatoes- 397 g (14 oz) can, with their juice 1 Pound, skinned and roughly chopped (450 g)
  Onion 1 Small, skinned and roughly chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), skinned and chopped
  Celery stick 1 , sliced
  Bay leaf 1
  Parsley sprigs 1 , chopped
  Caster sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon (2.5 ml)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste, freshly ground
Directions

MAKING
1) In a saucepan, place together tomatoes, onion, garlic, celery, bay leaf, parsley, sugar and seasoning.
2) Heat the tomato mixture to the boil.
3) Cook over low heat, for 30 minutes until thickened, stirring occasionally to prevent sticking to the bottom of the pan.
4) Take out the bay leaf and discard.

FINALIZING
5) In an electric blender or food processor, place the tomato mixture.
6) Process to puree until smooth.
7) Reheat, and check for seasoning and adjust if needed.

SERVING
8)Serve hot or leave to cool and store in a covered bowl in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Method: 
Simmering
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Tomato
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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