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Basil and Tomato Sauce   Veg  HT  ACC  30mins



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   1 tbsp Olive Oil

   1 Onion, finely chopped

   2 Garlic Cloves, crushed

   450g/1lb tinned Chopped Tomatoes

   240ml/8fl.oz. Water

   2 tbsp Sweet Sherry

   2 tbsp Freshly chopped Basil

   2 tbsp Freshly chopped Parsley

   1 teasp Sugar

   Salt and Black Pepper




1. Heat the oil in a pan, add the onion and garlic and sauté until soft, stirring from time to time. 


2. Add the tomatoes, water, sugar, salt, pepper and sherry, bring to boil then simmer, uncovered, for  20 minutes or until thickened.


3. Add the herbs, mix well and serve immediately.



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