Multifunctional tomato sauce!


Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Ingredients:
1 tbsp of olive oil
1 small red onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, finely chopped
400g tin chopped tomatoes
1 tbsp tomato puree
!½ tsp dried mixed Italian herbs
freshly ground black pepper
Small handful fresh basil

Method:
Heat the olive oil in a medium sized saucepan.
Add the onion and fry for a few minute and then add the garlic.
Add all the other ingredients apart from the basil and simmer for another 20 minutes. Stir it occasionally.
Add the basil just before you serve.
Try grating in vegetables such as carrot and courgette and serve with pasta dishes or on homemade pizza.

Top Tip…
Tomatoes are a great source of vitamin C. Vitamin C helps the body absorb iron from foods such as dark green leafy vegetables and lentils.

By Jenny O’Dea, Nutritionist

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