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Tomato Pizza Sauce


  • 1 medium onion diced
  • Olive oil
  • 6 cloves garlic thinly sliced
  • 1 stick celery thinly sliced
  • 1 carrot diced
  • 3 tins chopped tomatoes
  • Handful basil
  • 1 Tbls sugar
  • Salt and pepper
Tomato Pizza Sauce


  • Cover the bottom of a medium sized saucepan with a couple of glugs of olive oil.
  • Throw in your onions and garlic, celery and carrots and place on a low heat with the lid on.
  • Sweat the vegetables till soft, this will take about ten minutes.
  • Turn the heat up, pour in your tin of tomatoes and bring to the boil.
  • Turn the heat down and simmer away for around half and hour to 40 mins, with the lid off.
  • You want a nice consistency for your pizza sauce, to spread easily without being too think or too runny.
  • With a hand held wizzer or a blender, wizz mixture and if you want it really smooth push it through a sieve.
  • Place back on the hob if you think it needs to reduce a little more.
  • Hey presto! You now have a really delicious pizza sauce.
  • This is also great on pasta or with fish and meat as a side sauce.
  • It freezes really well and can aslo be used as a soup base!