Red Pasta Sauce


3 1/2 hours

Serving Size:

4 servings


15 ripe tomatoes

4 cloves of garlic

4 tablespoons of basil, fresh

1 teaspoon of pepper

1 tablespoon of sugar

2 tablespoons of olive oil


Score the bottom of each tomato with an “X”

Boil a large pot of water and in batches boil the tomatoes for about a minute.

Place the boiled tomatoes in a bowl of ice water.

Once cool, peal the skins off, quarter and remove seeds. Place in a food processor and process.

Heat olive oil and garlic in a 5 quart pot until fragrant.

Add tomatoes, pepper, sugar and basil stirring often.

Simmer for 1 hour with pot uncovered, 1 1/2 hours with pot covered.