Recipe: Quick Tomato Sauce

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A super sauce that can be made in minutes


  • 1 small apple, peeled and grated
  • 1 small onion, skinned and chopped
  • half a pint (285ml) water
  • 2 level tsps. cornflour
  • 1 oz. (25g) margarine
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 level tsp. sugar
  • 1 small tube tomato puree
  • Cooking Instructions:

    1. Gently heat the butter in a saucepan, add the chopped onions and fry for 2-3 minutes
    2. Blend the cornflour with the water and seasoning then add to the pan with the grated apple
    3. Bring to the boil and stir until smooth
    4. Reduce the heat and simmer gently for about 10 minutes, taste for seasoning and add more sugar if desired


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