Fresh Tomato Basil Sauce

Lynnda Cloutier


This is a very fresh natural tomato sauce.

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5 pounds ripe plum tomatoes or 3 cans ,(28 oz. each) crushed plum tomatoes
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup diced onion
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 cups dry red wine
salt and red pepper flakes to taste
5 large sprigs basil


1Core and puree tomatoes. In deep pot, heat olive oil. Add onion and saute until soft. Add garlic, and saute until soft. Add tomatoes; stir to blend. Add wine, salt, red pepper flakes and basil, stirring well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 25 minutes. The sauce is ready to be used. It can also be refrigerated for up to a week or frozen for up to 3 months.
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About Fresh Tomato Basil Sauce

Course/Dish: Other Sauces