Fresh Tomato Sauce

Total Time:
20 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
15 min

Yield:
4 cups
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 3 cloves garlic, smashed and chopped
  • One 28-ounce jar crushed red tomatoes, canned at the peak of the season, or store-bought canned crushed tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil leaves
Directions
  • Combine the olive oil, red pepper flakes and garlic in a saucepan. Saute over medium-high heat until the garlic is fragrant, about 3 minutes. Add in the tomatoes, salt and pepper to taste, bring to a simmer and cook for about 10 minutes. Tear the basil leaves and stir them into the sauce.


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