Quick Tomato Sauce

Prep Time: 1 minute

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 6 minutes

A quick and easy, but very flavoursome tomato sauce - perfect for topping your pizza dough and making your favourite pizza with.

Equally nice with pasta dishes.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine grain sea salt
  • 3 medium cloves of garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 28-ounce can crushed red tomatoes or passata
  • zest of one lemon

Instructions

  1. Combine the olive oil, red pepper flakes, sea salt, and garlic in a cold saucepan. Stir while you heat the saucepan over medium-high heat, saute just 45 seconds or so until everything is fragrant - you don't want the garlic to brown.
  2. Stir in the tomatoes and heat to a gentle simmer, this takes just a couple minutes. Remove from heat and carefully take a taste (you don't want to burn your tongue)...If the sauce needs more salt add it now.
  3. Stir in the lemon zest. Perfect for topping your pizzas with.
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