We don’t think comfort food is only for the winter, so we have taken this simple cheesy leek with mushroom dish and put it with the seasonal tastes of gnocchi for a tasty big lunch or fresh light dinner. Enjoy.


• 2 tbsp oil, ideally olive oil
• 1 onion, finely chopped
• 1 garlic clove, finely grated or crushed
• 400g roughly chopped tomatoes
• ½ cup of water
• ½ tsp dried oregano, basil or mixed herbs
• ½ tsp caster sugar
• 1 tsp vinegar (balsamic is best)

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    STEP 1: Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the onion over a low heat for 5 minutes, stirring regularly with a wooden spoon. Add the garlic and cook for a few seconds more. 

    STEP 2: Add the tomatoes, water, herbs and sugar and cook slowly for 10 minutes, stirring regularly. 

    STEP 3: Stir in a little more water to loosen the sauce, if needed, 

    STEP 4: Blitz in a blender or with a hand held blender and season to taste.