Tomatoes are a fruit. They contain lycopene which not only give tomatoes their red colour, it is also said that lycopene helps to prevent cancer. Rich in anti-oxidants tomatoes help to prevent free radical damage and age related diseases. Tomatoes are also anti-inflammatory.
1 400g tin of organic chopped tomatoes
2 cloves of garlic roughly chopped
1 teaspoon dried basil
2 tablespoons fresh parsley chopped finely
1 tablespoon tomato puree
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
Place all ingredients into the Vitamix or blender, whizz until smooth. Place in a small pan and warm through before serving. Try this over my Okara Meatballs.