Tomato & Basil Sauce for Pasta

Jill Holtz

May 11, 2013

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Sometimes you need a quick and easy pasta sauce, this Tomato & Basil Sauce takes less than 30 minutes to cook up and it’s guaranteed to go down well with kids:



4 tblsp olive oil
2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
2 x 400g tins of chopped plum tomatoes
A handful of fresh basil finely chopped
Salt and Pepper


Heat the oil in a frying pan, add the garlic and sweat until soft over a low heat, taking care not to colour.

Add the tomatoes, basil salt and pepper and simmer for 25 min.

Serve with your favourite pasta shapes.

Recipe from Judy Kavanagh, and find Judy on facebook


Related recipes: Farfalle with peas and pancetta and Pasta with Chickpeas

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Published On: May 11th, 2013 / Categories: Food and Recipes / Last Updated: July 7th, 2019 / Tags: , , , /

About the Author: Jill Holtz

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Jill is one of the co-founders of Mykidstime and a mum of 2 girls

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