Tomato Basil Sauce


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Serves 6 cups | Prep Time 10 | Cook Time 25

Why I Love This Recipe

This is a great sauce on grilled steak, chicken, pork, or lamb. Store in frig in a air tight jar for up to 4 weeks.


Ingredients You'll Need

1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
4 cloves of minced garlic
2 28 oz can San Marzano tomatoes in juice with basil leaves
12 large fresh basil sprigs
1 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
Coarse kosher salt
freshly ground black pepper


Directions

Heat olive oil in heavy large saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic and saute until golden, about 5 minutes.


In a blender add tomatoes, basil sprigs, and dried crushed red pepper and pulse a few times. Add tomato mixture to the garlic in the sacue pan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer until mixture is reduced to thick sauce consistency (about 6 cups), stirring occasionally, about 25 minutes. Season sauce to taste with coarse kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper.



PREP TIME 10 Min


COOK TIME 25 Min


SERVINGS 6 cups


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