Mama Agata’s Tomato Sauce

Mama Agata’s Tomato Sauce

Mama Agata’s Tomato Sauce

Ingredients

  • Author: Mama Agata
  • 2 28 oz. cans of whole Italian plum tomatoes
  • 10 fresh cherry tomatoes
  • 5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves of fresh garlic (Keep clove whole don’t smash or dice)
  • 3 fresh basil leaves

Instructions

  1. Add the olive oil, garlic and saucepan. NOTE: Add all three ingredients at one time and then turn the heat to high. Don’t preheat the oil. This lets the oil heat together with the garlic and basil infusing it with flavor. Gently stir to prevent the garlic from browning or burning.
  2. Puree the tomatoes in a food processor one can at a time
  3. When the temperature of the oil begins to rise add the pureed tomatoes and the whole cherry tomatoes to the oil
  4. Cook the sauce on high flame until it begins to boil and then reduce to a simmer cover and let it cook for 30 minutes
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