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1 onion

1 clove garlic

1 small aubergine

1 green pepper

1 courgette

2 cans chopped tomatoes (800g)

1 x 10ml spoon oil

1 handful fresh basil



Chopping board, knife, garlic press, saucepan, measuring spoons, wooden spoon, can opener.


1. Prepare the vegetables:

  • peel and chop the onion;
  • peel and crush the garlic;
  • dice the aubergine;
  • de-seed and chop the green pepper;
  • slice the courgette.

2. Fry the onion and garlic in the oil for 5 minutes.

3. Add the aubergine and fry for a further 5 minutes.

4. Add the pepper, courgette and tomatoes.

5. Stir-in the torn basil leaves.

6. Bring to the boil and then simmer gently, with the lid on the saucepan, for 20-30 minutes.


Top tips:

  • Use dried herbs if you do not have fresh basil.
  • Go for different vegetables - try adding olives, mushrooms, red onions, peas or beans.

Food skills:

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