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1 tbsp olive oil
1 garlic clove, crushed
400g can chopped tomatoes
1 tsp vegetable stock powder or ½ crumbled stock cube
1 tbsp tomato purée
1 tsp sugar
few basil leaves


Heat the olive oil in a pan, add the garlic clove, then gently fry for 1 min.

Tip in the chopped tomatoes, vegetable stock powder, tomato purée and sugar, then bring to the boil. Reduce the heat, then simmer uncovered for 5 mins, stirring occasionally.

To finish, tear a few basil leaves, then stir into the sauce.

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