Tomato-Basil Sauce

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Preparation info
  • Makes About

    8 Cups

    Sauce
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in
The Weeknight Cook

By Brigit Binns

Published 2012

  • About

Ingredients

  • Olive oil, ¼ cup (2 fl oz/60 ml)
  • Garlic,

Method

In a large saucepan over medium-low heat, warm the oil. Add the garlic and sauté until lightly golden, about 3 minutes. Stir in the tomato paste, chopped tomatoes, basil leaves, and ½ teaspoon salt. Bring to a simmer and cook, stirring occasionally, until the tomatoes break down, about 15 minutes. Re