Tomato Salsa

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Can be used as a pasta sauce base.

Preparation time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 20 mins

Serves: 4

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1 red onion
3 cloves of garlic
1 red pepper
1 green pepper
1 tin of chopped tomatoes
3 teaspoons of balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon of sugar
1/2 teaspoon of hot chilli powder
salt and pepper to season


1. finely chop the red onion, peppers and garlic.

2. Fry the onion and peppers in a little olive oil on a medium heat for a few minutes.

3. Now add the garlic and continue to fry for 1 minute only, so that it doesn't burn.

4. Add the balsamic vingar and fry for 5 minutes.

5. Add the tin of tomatoes, chilli powder, sugar, and salt and pepper. Bring gently to the boil and then simmer for 10 minutes.

6. Leave to stand for a few minutes. Taste and add more seasoning, sugar or chilli as required.

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