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Tomato ragù

Tomato ragù

A basic tomato sauce that can used with pasta, meatballs, or on grilled chicken or lamb.

Ingredients

Preparation method

  1. Finely chop the celery, carrots and onions, fry them gently in a large tall pan in olive oil until softened and golden-brown.

  2. Add the tomatoes, basil, bay leaf, tomato purée, water, salt and freshly ground black pepper.

  3. Mix well, cover with a lid and allow to simmer on a low heat for approximately 30 minutes. (Make sure you stir occasionally). You can blend this sauce with a handheld stick blender (removing the bay leaf first!) or leave it chunky.

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