Mrs Edwards demonstrated a tomato sauce for pasta recipe last week. We would love to see how your dishes turned out.
Tomato sauce for pasta
2 tbsp olive oil
1 onion – finely diced
400g can chopped tomatoes
1 garlic clove, crushed
1 crumbled stock cube
1 tbsp tomato purée
1 tsp dried basil
1 tsp sugar
few basil leaves (optional)
Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a pan,
Add diced onion, then gently fry for 2 minutes – do not allow to burn
Add 1 crushed garlic clove, then gently fry for 1 minute
Tip in 400g chopped tomatoes, 1 crumbled stock cube, 1 tbsp tomato purée and 1 tsp sugar, then bring to the boil.
Add 1 tsp dried basil and stir
Reduce the heat, then simmer uncovered for 5 mins, stirring occasionally.
To finish, tear a few basil leaves, then stir into the sauce.
To cook pasta:
50g dried pasta (or fresh if following video) per person
Pinch of salt
Bring a pan of water to the boil
Add the pasta into the centre of the pan
Stir once to ‘unstick’
Cook for 10-12 minutes if using dried pasta or 3-4 minutes for fresh pasta
Drain and serve