Speedy Tomato Sauce

Cook it with:
Makes: 4 servings
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.

Cook's Tip:

If time is not on your side, use a can of drained tomatoes instead of the fresh tomatoes.


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