Really nice tomato sauce

This really quick and easy sauce can be used in a wide variety of ways - as pasta sauce, lasagne ingredient, pizza topping, with vegetables wrapped in pastry...

Just add tagliatelle, mushrooms, courgettes and tofu or beans for a simple but very tasty main meal.

1 tin chopped tomatoes
1/2 tsp salt and pepper
1 tsp sugar
2 tsp balsamic vinegar or 4-5 tbsp vegan red wine
1 tbsp olive oil

1 clove garlic (optional)
1 tsp dried basil or dried mixed herbs (optional)

Add all the ingredients to a pan and simmer for 15-30 minutes. Use as required.