Speedy Tomato Sauce
Preparation time: 5-8 minutes plus marinating 3-4 hours
Cook time: 12 minutes
- 1 ½ lbs firm ripe tomatoes, skinned and deseeded
- 6 tbsp Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- 1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed
- 1 –2 tbsp. basil, shredded evenly
To garnish :
- A few sprigs of basil
Cut the tomatoes into thin, even strips. Put them into a non-metallic bowl and add the remaining ingredients, then leave to marinate for 3-4 hours.
Use to flavour your favourite cooked pasta such as spaghetti or tagliatelle. Carefully stir in the sauce and serve at once.
If time is not on your side, use a can of drained tomatoes instead of the fresh tomatoes.