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Easy Pizza Tomato Sauce  Veg  HT  ACC  Italian  35mins



Makes approx 240ml/8fl.oz.   Hot    Vegetarian   Vegetables  Savoury  Sauces  Accompaniment  Dairy Gluten Wheat Free   Vegan  Italy  Europe



   200g/7oz Tinned Chopped Tomatoes

   120ml/4fl.oz. Tomato Juice

   Salt and Black Pepper

   1 tbsp Olive Oil

   1 small Onion, finely chopped

   1 Garlic Clove, crushed

   1 small Celery Stick, finely chopped

   60ml/2fl.oz. Fresh Strong Vegetable Stock




1. Place the tomatoes, salt and pepper in a saucepan together with the tomato juice. Bring to the boil then reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes.


2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a small frying pan, add the  onions, garlic and celery and sauté gently for 10 minutes until soft and transparent.


3. Add the vegetables to the tomatoes together with the stock. Bring to the boil then cook and a gentle boil for  at least 15 minutes. At this stage, it can be cooled slightly and puréed in a blender for a smoother sauce.


4. Use as a base sauce for all types of pizzas.



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