Salsa Al Pomodoro (Fresh Tomato Sauce) - NBC Connecticut

Salsa Al Pomodoro (Fresh Tomato Sauce)



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    2 pounds ripe tomatoes
    10 fresh basil leaves, torn or cut up
    5 T. olive oil
    1 garlic clove, whole
    Salt & Pepper to taste

    Scald the tomatoes in boiling water.  Peel, seed and dice them.
    Heat oil in a skillet and sauté the whole garlic clove.  Remove when brown.
    Add the tomatoes and salt & pepper.
    Cover and simmer 20-30 min, stirring occasionally.
    Add basil at the end.