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Recipe

Simple Tomato Pasta Sauce with Fresh Herbs Recipe

Simone Austin
Written by Simone Austin | Swisse Accredited Practising Dietitian
Pasta tomato herb recipe

Ingredients

  • 800g can of tomatoes
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 fresh chilli
  • Handful fresh basil leaves

Method

  1. Heat the oil in the frying pan and add the onion and cook until soft, but not brown.
  2. Add the garlic and chili and cook for another minute or two.
  3. Tip in the can of tomatoes, ground black pepper, balsamic vinegar and salt to taste.
  4. Simmer for about 20minutes until the sauce thickens.
  5. Stir in the fresh basil and serve with your favourite pasta.