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Fresh Tomato Sauce With Olive Oil

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Ingredients
  Ripe tomatoes 1 Pound, skinned and chopped (450 Grams)
  Onion 1 Small, finely chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Tomato puree 1 Teaspoon
  Fresh basil/1/2 dessertspoon dried basil 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon, chopped
  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly milled black pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1 In a bowl, put the tomatoes and pour some boiling water over them.
2 Allow them stand for a minute or two, this will allow the skins slip off very easily.
3 Chop up the flesh finely.
4 In a saucepan, heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
5 Add in the onion and garlic and soften for 5 minutes without letting them brown.
6 Add in the tomatoes, tomato puree, basil and salt and pepper.
7 Stir well.
8 Cover the pan and simmer gently for 15 minutes.
9 Uncover the pan and simmer for another 10-15 minutes and reduce the sauce slightly.

SERVING
10 Serve as it is, or liquidised a little first.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Sauce
Ingredient: 
Tomato
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes

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