Italian Plum Tomato Sauce Recipe @pinch

Oh yum! This is a fabulous homemade tomato sauce. All of the fresh ingredients are what truly makes this sauce exceptional. The plum tomatoes and basil are a perfect combination, but the fresh onion and garlic add tons of flavor too. This may look like a lot of work, but It is pretty simple to make. Serve with your favorite pasta for an Italian restaurant havequality meal. This is a delicious Italian Plum Tomato Sauce. Serve it over your favorite pasta, or like my husband, he eats it just by itself.

italian plum tomato sauce
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Recipe Cuisine: Italian Recipe Category: Gravies Yield: 6 Servings
Ingredients :
  • 10-15 - ripe plum tomatos
  • 4 clove(s) garlic, chopped
  • 1 bunch(es) fresh basil leaves
  • 2-4 tablespoon(s) olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 pinch(es) red pepper flakes
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • - salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 teaspoon(s) oregano
  • 1 pinch(es) sugar
Intructions :
  • Wash and score your tomatoes by making a slit across the bottom like an x
  • Bring a large pot of salted water to boiling. Add the tomatoes to the boiling water for about 1-1/2 minutes
  • Using a ladle, remove the tomatoes and place them in a strainer. Let cool
  • The tomatoes will peel very easily
  • Using a cutting board, dice all the tomatoes, keeping the juices
  • In a large skillet, add olive oil and brown the garlic. Add your chopped onion and cook until tender
  • Add your diced tomatoes along with the juice
  • Add salt, pepper, pinch of sugar, crushed red pepper and oregano. Add the bunch of basil leaves. This gives the sauce a nice flavor and color
  • Cook down tomatoes on medium heat, breaking some down. Continue cooking down until sauce thickens, about 45 minutes
  • Add a drizzle of olive oil to the tomatoes.

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