Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Homemade Pasta sauce


1 lb red ripe tomatoes,blanched and pureed
15 fresh basil leaves,chopped
4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2 tbsp Italian seasoning
1 1/2 tbsp pepper
8 garlic cloves, crushed
1 tbsp tomato paste (substitute:2 tbsp ketchup)
1 tsp crushed red pepper(optional)

What you need to do

  1. In a heavy bottom pan.add oil.When hot drop in the crushed garlic cloves.
  2. After a min,add the basil leaves.Let them cook for 30 secs.
  3. Pour in the puree d tomatoes.
  4. Place the lid and let the sauce simmer for 10 mins.
  5. Add in the pepper,seasoning,salt,red pepper and tomato paste.Simmer covered for 10 more minutes.
  6. Cool and store refrigerated in sterilize glass bottle.Stay good for a month.

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