Fresh Tomato Sauce

This summery sauce is delicious with pasta or anything else that needs a bit of fresh tomato flavor.
Yield 1 cup
Time 30-45 minutes
  • Knife
  • Medium saucepan
  • Wooden spoon
  • Blender (optional)
  • 2 pounds fresh tomatoes, peeled and seeded (optional)*
  • 3 T olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 T fresh basil
Directions Chop the tomatoes.

Put everything into the pan and cook over medium heat for 25-35 minutes, stirring occasionally.

When all of the juice from the tomatoes has boiled away, season the sauce with salt and pepper.

Optional: Purée the sauce.

Serve hot.

Notes * Why and how to peel + seed tomatoes

Adapted from Myra Kornfeld’s The Voluptuous Vegan.

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