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To make the sauce spicy, add 1 or more teaspoons chili flakes.

Servings: 6

Ready time: 35 minutes


1/4 cup olive oil

2 cups chopped onions

2 tbsp chopped garlic

2 x 796 ml cans San Marzano tomatoes, chopped, with juices

Salt and freshly ground pepper

3 tbsp chopped fresh basil or 1 tsp dried


Heat oil in pot on medium heat. Add onion and garlic and sauté for 5 to 6 minutes or until onion is softened. Add tomatoes and juices. Bring to boil then simmer for 25 minutes or until thickened. Stir in basil. Season well with salt and pepper.

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