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1 tbsp oil (olive is suggested)

1 clove garlic, chopped

1 x 400g chopped tomatoes, passata or tomato juice

1 tbsp tomato puree (if using tomato juice)

1 tsp dried oregano or 1 tbsp of fresh oregano

1 tsp sugar

Salt and pepper to taste


Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan on medium heat. Add chopped garlic and fry for a minute.

Before garlic starts to brown add chopped tomatoes (or passata or tomato juice)

Stir in the oregano, sugar and salt/pepper to taste

Bring to boil and then gently simmer for at least 15 mins. If using tomato juice, turn up the heat to a gentle boil for a few minutes to reduce to desired thickness before the final simmer.